These seven species of spotted skunks can do handstands, but that’s not the only secret they’re hiding.
After villagers found a tiny elephant wandering alone, scientists began the search for her mother using DNA matching technology.
Mangroves are threatened by sea level rise, lack of sediment, and human activity. So why should we care?
While America’s National Parks are renowned for their popular, natural icons, such as Old Faithful in Yellowstone or El Capitan in Yosemite, the parks also protect a tremendous amount of lesser known, or even unknown, historic and natural features that are no less mesmerizing.
After decades of work trying to save the giant panda, Chinese officials have announced the species is no longer endangered.
Scientists discovered that giraffes are actually a highly complex social species, on par with elephants and chimpanzees.
As the battle to save species across the world wages on, conservation efforts are becoming more and more technological in tracking, monitoring and collecting data.And perhaps one of the most advanced techniques is currently being deployed by NASA, an unlikely ally in the fight to save sharks.
The Yurok Tribe are known as the Salmon People. Fishing for salmon is in their blood, but now their way of life is a stake.
A plant with two leaves has the power to live up to 1,000 years in a rowdy desert...is there really such a thing?
Reptile roadtrip? How the African house gecko traveled from Africa across to the Americas.
When a mother bear is killed, what happens to her cubs? A team of scientists may have found a solution — an orphanage for grizzly bears.
The wolf evokes a strong reaction in most of us, whether it’s romantic images of the apex predator howling at the full moon, or anger at wolves encroaching on cattle grazing land.It’s a controversial topic, and so it’s even more important to sort fact from fiction.
When scientists began looking closely at a moth’s eye they discovered a nanostructure on the surface of their eyes, which were named the corneal nipple-array. Those tiny little structures essentially assisted the moth in gathering light from the surrounding world it flies through.
One emergency services department has come up with a novel way of trying to make the fire season a little bit safer...with the help of some four legged creatures.
Uncharacteristically hot temperatures in Canada and the Pacific Northwest have left people searching for relief. But what about the wildlife? It is only getting warmer, and that has caused irreversible damage and tragic demise to over 1 billion sea creatures.