Researchers found the first nonhuman animal that can keep a beat.
That’s the equivalent of a human losing and growing back a tooth every day.
Unnatural selection: After being targeted by ivory poachers in Mozambique, elephants are being born without tusks at an increasing rate.
It’s an unusually calm morning for Captain Jim Smith, owner of Ventura Dive & Sport, and lifelong seaman. He’s on board the Raptor, ferrying a boatload of divers and snorkeling enthusiasts over to the Channel Islands, an archipelago of islands that are anchored just off the Southern Californian coast, in the stunningly remote Channel Islands National Park.
One morning earlier this spring, a young male manatee was found stranded, starving, and distressed on the beach of the Palm Coast.
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.