A spider's web is part of its mind, new research suggests
February 12, 2020, 5:34 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It might mean that spiders possess an extraordinary kind of consciousness.
Ants have a brilliant strategy for determining friend from foe
February 7, 2020, 3:47 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
They can literally sniff out troublemakers.
This one cave salamander stayed completely still for 7 years, but it wasn't dead
February 6, 2020, 5:27 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Maybe it was on a meditation retreat.
Researchers find 330-million-year-old shark's head in Kentucky cave
February 6, 2020, 3:26 p.m. by Ben Bolton
It's among dozens of shark fossils found in Mammoth Cave National Park.
The animal-saving research behind that viral coyote and badger video
February 6, 2020, 11:18 a.m. by Starre Vartan
Scientists are studying how and why animals move around an increasingly fractured habitat.
Wild grey seal filmed 'clapping' on camera for the first time
February 4, 2020, 1:18 p.m. by Ben Bolton
This video changes our understanding of the marine mammal's communication methods.
Scientists recruit albatrosses to patrol the ocean for illegal fishing boats
January 30, 2020, 8:16 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
They could save countless marine animals, including themselves.
Jewel beetles bend light to make themselves invisible to predators
January 24, 2020, 2:13 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
How does something so bright and colorful not get eaten out of existence?
Diego the giant tortoise has dedicated himself to the survival of his species
January 13, 2020, 2:16 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
And by that we mean this tortoise has had a lot of sex, fathering an estimated 800 offspring.
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Every solar system model you've seen is wrong
Why are we still talking about Chris McCandless?
7 things you never knew about dragonflies
Wild mushrooms: What to eat, what to avoid
Sanctuary dog mourns his animal friends by staying by their side
How other species handle social distancing when someone is sick
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