These eggs shed light on a battle of wits between cowbirds and mockingbirds
March 12, 2019, 3:18 p.m. by Russell McLendon
A new study looks at the co-evolutionary 'arms race' between a brood parasite and its hosts.
Dr. Seuss may have modeled the Lorax after these real-life monkeys
March 1, 2019, 4:12 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The author wrote most of 'The Lorax' while visiting an ecosystem inhabited by orange, mustachioed monkeys.
This 'king' once ruled the green, lush forests of Antarctica
February 1, 2019, 8:19 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Reptile was probably no bigger than a modern-day iguana, but it had a big impact.
In memory of species declared extinct in 2018 — plus one we've already lost in 2019
January 10, 2019, 12:05 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Extinctions are a wake-up call to protect what's left.
Mysterious Texas canines have 'ghost' DNA of red wolves
December 26, 2018, 8:21 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Genetic relics from a 'ghost population' of red wolves seem to live on in these coyote-like creatures.
Ecologists share their passion for nature in these winning images
December 5, 2018, 8:21 a.m. by Jacqueline Gulledge
The British Ecological Society annual photography competition celebrates both flora and fauna.
The controversy behind the world's next great telescope
November 2, 2018, 10:52 a.m. by Robynne Boyd
Thirty Meter Telescope will be built in a culturally and ecologically sensitive area of Hawaii.
Rap star Nelly has been quietly sending 2 kids to college every year for a decade
'Grumpy Cat' wasn't so cranky after all
Why this freshwater 'blob' is going viral
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
Tortoise 'marriage' ends after 115 years
9 of the world's largest dog breeds