The fruits and veggies in your crisper right now might look pretty dead, but they’re actually still alive—and they’re keeping track of time.
Talk about "singing for your supper": New research shows that fairy-wren chicks have to sing a specific song to their mother or she will refuse to feed them.
We often hear stories of dolphins, eagles, bunnies, sea turtles and other cute animals getting prosthetics. But what about the animals that might gladly bite your hand off if given a chance?
While brain surgery has become a fairly common procedure with humans, it is still very rarely used on animal patients, who have drastically different anatomies than we do.
In 2008, an international team of scientists was trudging through the forests of Vietnam’s Bidoup-Nui Ba National Park when they found a frog they didn’t recognize.
There are plenty of intrepid scientists doing strange-sounding field work. Here are two.
Why did the meerkat cross the road? To get to the other side. How did the meerkat cross the road? Like a chicken.