The risk of extinction is highest for Earth's largest and smallest animals
September 21, 2017, 10:21 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Humans seem to be causing 'a radical shift in the living architecture of the planet,' researchers say.
Busy bats crash into windows due to 'acoustic illusions'
September 11, 2017, 9:52 a.m. by Russell McLendon
A new study reveals how smooth, vertical surfaces can confuse a bat's echolocation abilities.
Adorable American pikas vanish from a swath of California
September 5, 2017, 7:30 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Even core areas of pika habitat 'are vulnerable to climate change within a timeframe of decades,' researchers say.
This is how baby elephants drink water (until they know better)
August 28, 2017, 9:41 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Like humans learning to walk, baby elephants must figure out how to use their trunks to drink water.
Farmers' Almanac warns of brutal winter
Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening
Bizarre clam video weirds out the internet
Mysterious pink tube 'creature' baffles divers
Dugout canoe revealed by Hurricane Irma may be centuries old
In Finland, classroom design offers a radical departure from the norm