Photo of the Day

A gray fox hidden in the brush.
May 25, 2016, 6 a.m.
These words from great writers give us appreciation for nature's endurance and mystery.
Beer has been around for more than 5,000 years.
May 24, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
An ancient brew featuring barley is sussed out from the residue found in prehistoric pots.
A farm with irrigation sprinklers against a sunset.
May 20, 2016, 6 a.m.
Agriculture and industry collide to create harmful air pollution, a new study shows.
Bearded vulture in flight
May 18, 2016, 11:26 a.m.
The only raptor species that feeds almost exclusively on bone marrow, this wild lammergeier has strayed far, far from home.
Mexican gray wolf pup named trumpet born at Wolf Conservation Center
May 17, 2016, 2:52 p.m.
Nicknamed 'Trumpet' for his boisterous sounds, the tiny wolf pup offers up hope for the future.
Ant reaches out to touch the water
May 16, 2016, 1:26 p.m.
To survive a flood, ants will coordinate to create surprisingly strong structures. And they'll each hop into a certain role every time.
El Oro parakeet
May 12, 2016, 9:14 a.m.
Discovered in 1980, conservationists hope to protect this social species and many more with a wildlife corridor in Ecuador.
bison
May 10, 2016, 5:05 p.m.
For an animal that looks a bit like a furry boulder, a bison has a few surprising moves.
A deep-sea anglerfish living within the pillow basalts. You can see its round lure in between its two eyes. This fish is an ambush predator that waits for prey to be attracted by the lure before rapidly capturing them in one gulp with their large mouths.
May 10, 2016, 6 a.m.
Check out incredible images and videos that bring you up-close to some of the strangest creatures of the deep.