Scientists Share Their Most Adorable Animal Photos With #Cuteoff
In the animal kingdom, cuteness knows no bounds.
15 Confusing Plant and Animal Misnomers
As biology has developed, some of our common plant and animal names have turned out to be pretty far off the mark.
15 Times Animals Saved the Day
Here are a few surprising times that animals have swooped in—or crawled in, or swam in—to save our skins.
14 Bold Facts About Bald Eagles
Bald eagles are powerful symbols of America—but there’s a whole lot more to these quirky birds.
14 Terrific Facts About Tapirs
Meet a group of remarkable mammals who snorkel with their noses, plant trees with their poop, and walk underwater.
14 Surprising Truths About Tapeworms
Yes, they're disgusting—but they're also fascinating.
14 Darling Facts About Ladybugs
Did you know that their red color is a warning sign, their babies look like alligators, and they can change the flavor of your wine?
14 Zany Facts About Zebras
Scientists can scan their coats like bar codes.
10 Ginormous Facts About Coconut Crabs
It's huge, antisocial, and it’ll steal your silverware. Meet the coconut crab.
15 Modern-Day Signs of the Ice Age
Glaciers are responsible for creating some of the world’s most well-known natural features: Loch Ness, Walden Pond, Plymouth Rock, and more.
11 Cute Facts About Crickets
They’re living thermometers with ears on their knees—and they just might save the world.
How to Tell the Difference Between 7 Pairs of Commonly Confused Animals
Sometimes, it’s all in the antennae.
8 Animals That Get Their Color From Food
Some critters get their hues from their diet.
14 Captivating Facts About Carnivorous Plants
These plants bite back.
15 Incredible Things Revealed by Extreme Weather
Waves, winds, and droughts can wreak terrible destruction—but they can also uncover amazing treasures.
11 Mischievous Facts About Capuchin Monkeys
They poke each other in the eye as a bonding gesture. They throw rocks at their monkey crushes. They wash with pee. What's not to love?
15 Astonishing Facts About Bats
Get face-to-face with some of the most bizarre bats in the world.
10 Slippery Facts About Slugs
Their slime is actually liquid crystal.
10 Surprising Facts About Butterflies
Some butterflies drink tears, eat poop, wear false heads, and kill to survive.