6 things to know about Earth's 6th mass extinction
July 11, 2017, 10:18 a.m. by Russell McLendon
At least five similar die-offs have happened before, but this is the first in human history — and the first with human help.
See that strange glow in the woods at night? It's foxfire, and it's beautiful
July 10, 2017, 11:28 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The eerie illumination isn’t a ghost, fairies or cold fire. But the real explanation is every bit as fascinating.
Meet the cecropia moth, the largest moth in North America
June 23, 2017, 4:10 p.m. by Russell McLendon
If you think it looks cool, wait till you see its caterpillars.
Fake caterpillars trick ants into spilling secrets
May 22, 2017, 9:20 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Scientists deployed thousands of fake caterpillars at 31 sites around the world, shedding new light on the global patterns of predators.
We just got our first State of Antarctic Penguins Report (and we have some work to do)
May 1, 2017, 7:01 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Research reveals dramatic population declines, and evidence points to climate change as the culprit.
10 wild photos to remind you every day is World Wildlife Day
March 3, 2017, 1:07 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Young photographers around the world share vivid imagery for World Wildlife Day 2017 — and beyond.
Nobody wants the family heirlooms anymore
How to view the total solar eclipse without ruining your eyes
A rescued sea otter pup is swimming in cute at the Vancouver Aquarium
This feral 'grandpa' cat may not care for humans, but oh, does he love kittens
Mom may be gone, but what about all her stuff?
Boost your joy with 'Planet Earth' unplugged