Cats are a biological marvel. That’s not (the only reason) why I love them.
Some scientists say fear of invasive species is nativist; others call that criticism “unconvincing if not tortuous.”
Scientists are concerned for North American wildlife as the worst avian flu outbreak since 2015 rages on.
Part of the allure of going on a smell walk is how challenging it feels to engage such an underused sense.
Behold choanoflagellates, tiny creatures that can be one body and many bodies all at once.
The scrappy little mammal is so much more than an internet meme or a political mascot.
Man’s best friend is surprisingly skilled at getting inside your head.
There’s no such thing as a dog that can’t cause allergies.
They can fall from potentially infinite heights and survive. They can pivot off of nothing to land on their feet. Scientists still can’t fully explain why.
Some cats do it, but others can’t—and researchers still don’t fully understand why.
For decades, the government has been carrying out an ambitious plan to mass vaccinate the wild animals by airplane.
Pinnipeds are gorging on imperiled marine life in Washington. To keep them away, conservationists have had to get creative.
No one seems to think brushing kitty's teeth is worth the hassle.
Photographer Olivier Morin traveled to the town of Churchill in northern Manitoba, Canada, to observe beluga whales.
The reintroduction of this endangered species would help restore ecosystems—but potentially to the detriment of local tribes.
The insects have infinite backup plans for hunting us down.
A newly discovered tooth hints at how the Chincoteague ponies got to America.
For centuries, we’ve been searching for the secret of bird flight. Now we finally have some answers.
When is it time to give up on Rhode Island’s winter flounder?
The ocean’s bivalves might hold a few clues to the great mysteries of aging.