Samurai wasps could be our secret weapon against invasive stink bugs
March 20, 2019, 8:30 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
While stink bugs ravage our food crops, another sneaky insect from Japan is helping us keep them in check.
This invasive 20-pound rodent could devastate California's agriculture industry
March 18, 2019, 10:12 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Non-native nutria have made their way to the Golden State, and Californians are rushing to find a solution to this ROUS-sized problem.
5 slimy facts that will change how you look at banana slugs forever
March 15, 2019, 10:10 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Far from being gross, their slime is a marvel of nature.
Meet the millipede that uses cyanide as self-defense
March 14, 2019, 9:08 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
These poison-filled arthropods are surprisingly essential to the health of conifer forests in the Northwest.
Africa's rarest carnivores face threats from disease-carrying dogs
March 11, 2019, 9:34 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Scientists hope a new vaccination campaign will give Ethiopian wolves a fighting chance at survival.
For this beautiful bird, life is better with zygodactyl feet
March 8, 2019, 10:07 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Funky feet make snacking easier for woodpeckers!
5 questions you should ask yourself before taking a selfie with an animal
January 18, 2019, 12:14 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The barrage of Darwin Award-worthy and just plain cruel animal selfie photos in the news is our cue for a reality check.
Turret spiders build tiny towers for hunting unsuspecting prey
January 17, 2019, 1:38 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
These minuscule relatives of tarantulas pack a powerful punch for any insect venturing close to the castle walls.
Killer whale calf's birth is a ray of hope for endangered Puget Sound group
January 17, 2019, 12:20 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
It's the first birth spotted so far this season.