How Citizen Science Aids Horseshoe Crab Conservation
New research shows just how useful citizen science is for horseshoe crab conservation.
Wait. Northern Paper Wasps Recognize Each Other’s Faces?
Research shows that, for northern paper wasps, it pays to recognize your neighbor.
Burrowing Owls Face an Uncertain Future
Why are burrowing owls declining? Research and hope for the underground owl of the Americas.
Hope and Peril for North America’s “Snow Parrot”
North America’s sole remaining native parrot faces an endless litany of threats. But there’s hope.
Even for Solitary Squirrels, It’s Better to Know the Neighbors
Anti-social red squirrels still live longer if they have frequent interactions with each other.
Why Pandas Are Rubbing Themselves with Horse Manure
It’s true: for years, giant pandas have been rubbing horse manure on themselves. New research suggests a reason.
Animal Hoarders: How Creatures Feast for Winter
The strange and surprising ways wild animals prepare for winter.
Birds that Carry Lit Candles & The Importance of Avian Innovation
In a town in western India, temple caretakers fill small cups with clarified butter to fuel lanterns for prayer. Or […]