Learn about animals, including the latest animal news, advancements in animal health research and animal photos.
These beautiful kids' books offer up beauty, mystery, an understanding of the natural world and an appreciation of birds.
Jeremy and Simon mark the day with a few of their favorite things: swimming, watermelons and, of course, birthday cake.
These powerful portraits will make you think twice before bringing home a cockatoo or macaw.
With the announcement of a $3 million extermination scheme, is the rat reign of terror finally coming to an end?
The number is probably much, much lower than you think.
The new study may help researchers pinpoint the causes other evolutionary transformations.
A 17th-century Dutch report gives new insights into the animal oddities of Mauritius.
These photos celebrate Amur tigers and their habitat, the Russian Far East.
DNA testing suggests Bryde's whales in the Gulf of Mexico might actually be a unique species on the brink of extinction.
There are plenty of critters out there who are just as curious about you as you are about them.
Scientists still aren't entirely sure how the spiders make use of the carbon nanotubes, but their webs are the strongest ever recorded.
There are myths about owls in every culture living in owl territory. While they sound a bit outlandish now, these ideas were regarded as truths not that long ago.
When a Reddit user's security light came on at 1 a.m. this week, he peeked outside the window and saw something truly adorable: Fox cubs playing with his dog's tennis ball. [Video]
Egg producers are increasingly advertising their chickens as 'vegetarian' thanks to a diet free of animal byproducts. Here's why that isn't a good thing.
What do you give a girl who has everything? The perfect nesting material, of course.
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Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.