Photo of the Day

Male North Island robins keep a watchful eye on their wife's needs and tend to them.
April 24, 2017, 7:03 a.m.
Male North Island robins watch their mate's behavior and fetch the food she's craving.
ferryland iceberg
April 19, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
It's been a busy season already in 'iceberg alley,' and some experts blame global warming.
right whale mother with her 2017 calf
April 14, 2017, 1:45 p.m.
In a spectacular event for cetacean science, observers counted 163 individual whales during an 8 hour survey!
This pink-clawed shrimp, discovered near Panama, has been named after the rock band  Pink Floyd.
April 13, 2017, 1:08 p.m.
Researchers named a new species of shrimp with a bright pink claw after the band Pink Floyd — and not just because of its color.
comb jellyfish
April 12, 2017, 4:06 p.m.
Scientists have long been debating the oldest branch of the animal family tree.
Jupiter as taken by Hubble
April 12, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
The massive planet is at its closest to Earth, and we can all enjoy the photo session.
Bleach coral Great Barrier Reef
April 10, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
Back-to-back coral bleaching events in 2016 and 2017 have left the reef in a 'terminal stage,' scientists say.
Stellar explosion caught by the ALMA telescope
April 7, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
A collision that happened about 500 years ago has been documented by a team of astronomers.
Mountain lion kitten born in Santa Monica mountains.
April 6, 2017, 3:35 p.m.
The new kitten is cause for celebration and concern as it is born from inbreeding mountain lions.