Research shows that, for northern paper wasps, it pays to recognize your neighbor.
What’s that trailing from the bear? (It's not the cute cub)...It's an overlooked (and gross) creature of salmon ecosystems.
Across the west, this large, occasionally cannibalistic insect swarms by the millions.
This catfish doesn't just walk. It reffles. New research on the terrestrial movements of an invasive catfish.
The fallow deer is rare in its native habitat. But it has spread across the world. Here’s how.
National birds can be endangered species, literary favorites or just epic birds. Meet some of the coolest.
Pelicans gulping pigeons, herons swallowing alligators and other weird feeding behaviors among our feathered friends.
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Octopuses are awesome. These eight-legged oddballs of the ocean have always had a dedicated fanclub, and the recent documentary My […]
Death fainting! Walking embryos! And other weird facts about the underrated Virginia opossum.
Scientists are discovering dozens of mammals that glow under ultraviolet light, from flying squirrels to wombats to African springhares.