Drone reveals 'extinct' Hawaiian flower growing on remote cliff
April 24, 2019, 8:25 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The rediscovery of this hibiscus relative in Hawaii illustrates the growing importance of drones in wildlife conservation.
Light pollution threatens migrating birds, especially if they tweet while flying
April 9, 2019, 11:33 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Birds that produce 'flight calls' during night migration may be more vulnerable to light pollution, a new study finds.
Like humans, the world's smallest bear excels at imitating facial expressions
March 22, 2019, 2:57 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Sun bears are the first animals aside from humans and gorillas to exhibit such precise facial mimicry.
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.
For the first time, a mammal species is extinct because of human-induced climate change
February 19, 2019, 10:11 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Say goodbye to the Bramble Cay melomys.
How to pet a dog the right way
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
On maiden voyage, Boaty McBoatface identifies significant culprit in rising sea levels
When hikers need help, who pays for rescue?
9 of the world's largest dog breeds
This salamander species is solar-powered