A family of mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda Steve Baker/Fauna & Flora International Today is World Wildlife Day, an opportunity to celebrate the amazing diversity of plants and….
For Dani Rapaiotti, it all started with a study that involved artificial fox urine. The plan was to see if the stuff affected the fox’s territorial behavior. Unfortunately, the study….
You could see the dragonfly in “Bullet Time.” Shutterstock / boyphare Fast-moving animals—especially small ones, creatures that fly and outrun ocean predators—perceive time faster than others. That is, they can….
Is PLAY the new tool used? A recent paper recounts bumblebees rolling small wooden balls, not for a reward, but apparently just for fun. The authors concluded that the behavior….
Adult beetles sometimes nurse their offspring Andrew Newman Nature Pictures / Alamy Stock Photo An evolution experiment involving beetles provided the first direct evidence that caring for offspring leads to….