Hermit crabs are attracted to the smell of their own dead, for one very morbid reason
February 25, 2019, 5:30 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Gatherings might look like a funeral, but they have another purpose.
Scientists think they know purpose of the cassowary's casque
February 18, 2019, 1:17 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
After 200 years of uncertainty, Australian researchers think they've solved the mystery of the cassowary's casque.
Black panther spotted in Kenya is first sighting in almost a century
February 13, 2019, 4:38 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
'Almost everyone has a story about seeing one — it's such a mythical thing.'
Eerie ancient spider fossils still have spooky glowing eyes
February 12, 2019, 11:45 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Their reflective eyes likely gave them superior night vision.
Rare video shows a baby humpback whale swimming with its mom minutes after birth
February 5, 2019, 3:09 p.m. by Ben Bolton
Researcher Lars Bejder says its the closest he's gotten to seeing a live birth in 25 years.
The weird and beautiful life hiding in Antarctica's frigid depths
February 5, 2019, 11:24 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers are quickly scrambling to catalog these unique species before climate change impacts their icy habitats.
To master new songs, zebra finches seek their mother's approval
February 4, 2019, 1:51 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
'Hey, mom! Listen to this!'
Can sheep really recognize faces as well as humans? New research raises doubts
January 23, 2019, 6:04 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Experts disagree with a prior study's claims.
New Mexico bans coyote-killing contests on state land
January 16, 2019, 9:57 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The ban makes it illegal to organize, sponsor or participate in a killing contest of coyotes.
How can the bite of this little ground finch be more powerful than a T. rex's?
January 11, 2019, 8:20 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Based on size, the tiny ground finch has a more powerful bite than the gigantic T. rex.
It takes this dragonfly 3 generations to complete its annual, 1,000-mile migration
January 9, 2019, 3:23 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Covering thousands of miles on 3-inch wings, the common green darner dragonfly completes a multi-generation journey every year.
The Inuit have a simple way of teaching their children how to control anger
The problem with fake service dogs
Rap star Nelly has been quietly sending 2 kids to college every year for a decade
There's a tree in this North Carolina swamp that's at least 2,624 years old
12 human foods dogs can eat and 5 they shouldn't
9 of the world's largest dog breeds