This Just In
Nov 24, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
As the U.S. government retires its research chimpanzees, the spotlight falls on other animals still in labs that are sentient beings, according to new studies.
Nov 24, 2015 03:22 PM ET // Discovery News
Habitat loss and hunting are among the primary threat factors for the animals on the list.
Nov 24, 2015 02:30 PM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
Hunting is pushing African elephants toward rapid extinction. A new HBO documentary explains why. Continue reading →
Nov 24, 2015 11:35 AM ET
Right now coyotes, wolves, and dogs are creating a hybrid canine species. Sound like science fiction? Welcome to the world of animal hybrids.
Nov 24, 2015 09:00 AM ET // AFP
The company behind the project plans to churn out dogs, horses, and up to a million beef cattle a year.
Nov 23, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Just one creature can live in space, and now scientists have found the tardigrade has the highest amount of foreign DNA in its genome.
Nov 23, 2015 02:25 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
The rarely seen, tiny creatures float upside down and aren't afraid to go up against the venomous Portuguese man o' war.
Nov 23, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
According to experts, the spiders' presence is actually a good thing.
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