Baby greater sac-winged bats show similarities to human babies in the way they string together syllabus before they can learn to “talk.”
Yellowstone was created by President Theodore Roosevelt, when the American West wasn’t under the expansive urban sprawl that is enduring today. Yet the foresight of protecting the place for “future generations” became a hallmark of America. As we celebrate the last 150 years, I wonder what it means to preserve Yellowstone (or any national park) for the next 150 years and beyond. What does the word “generations” mean? Generations of wildlife? People?
On a warming planet, the ability of animals to adapt to climate change can be the difference between survival and extinction.
By training cattle to use “bathroom stalls,” farms could treat cow urine — limiting ammonia pollution.
Hungry sea otters improve the genetic diversity of eelgrass when digging for clams among aquatic vegetation, found scientists.
The first two instances of asexual reproduction have been confirmed in the California condor species.THE ZOO: SAN DIEGO is streaming on discovery+.
When an employee at the Norwegian Embassy in Brazil opened the door to step outside the consulate’s building one morning, an unusual visitor was waiting outside who wished to seek asylum: a 19 foot-tall endangered Jatoba tree.
As households in the country ramp up to prepare for Halloween, decorative bats are everywhere – streaming from porches and embellishing spooky front yards. But what about real bats? Our favorite Halloween critter is actually under severe threat.
Scientists found cassowary eggshells in New Guinea showing the lethal bird was being domesticated 18,000 years ago.
Fish-eating jaguars prowl the wetlands of Brazil, Bolivia, and Paraguay exhibiting extremely unusual behavior to scientists.
New footage shows a sleeping octopus changing colors, indicating the creature may be dreaming.
My first expedition to Mojave National Preserve, California, was an epic adventure that felt ripped right off the pages of an Indiana Jones movie. An ancient cave in an unassuming desert landscape that at high noon, reveals shafts of light into a soft, sandy cave, like an underground sundial.
A four-time champion, 480 Otis proved that age is just a number and appetite is the real judge of awesomeness.
Preserved too late, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declared almost two dozen previously endangered species as extinct, underscoring a larger problem of climate change and habitat loss in America.
All the bear booties of the world, unite for Fat Bear Week.