Meet the Goat Antelopes: Strange, Large Mammals of the Mountains

Goat antelopes, the high-mountain mammals you don’t know – but should.

Matthew L. Miller

Dumpster Diving Helps Urban Wood Storks Survive

New research suggests that urban environments can act as a buffer for wetland bird species when natural food sources become unpredictable.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Think Pigeons Are Boring? Not These Birds

Neon pink pigeons? Rainbow-colored doves? These are 10 of our favorite pigeons and doves from around the world.

Justine E. Hausheer

Discovered: The World’s Highest-Dwelling Mammal

A mammal on a Chilean volcano sets the record for high-altitude living.

Matthew L. Miller

The Weird, Wondrous and Vulnerable American Horseshoe Crab

Can the horseshoe crab, an animal that has survived largely unchanged for 450 million years, continue its remarkable record of longevity in a world dominated by humans? Maybe. Maybe not.

Cara Cannon Byington

The Invasive Catfish That Walks Across Parking Lots

Walking catfish hunt prey in parking lots. A fish out of water story.

Matthew L. Miller

Eleven Awesome Owls From Around The World

Whoooo knew owls could be so awesome?

Justine E. Hausheer

A Wildlife Lover’s Time Machine Wish List

If you could go back in time, what species would be on your wish list?

Justine E. Hausheer

Weird and Unbelievable Facts About Earwigs

From caring mothers to strange courtship, earwigs are full of surprises.

Matthew L. Miller

The Coolest Kingfishers from Six Continents

With more than 100 kingfisher species, here are 12 of the coolest.

Ken Keffer

Meet the Frogmouth, Australia’s Weirdest Bird

With an unsettling glare and tree-like camouflage, what’s not to love about frogmouths?

Justine E. Hausheer

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 […]

Christine Peterson