Tropical songbirds raise smaller families giving their chicks the best chance of surviving the perils of flying the coop, say researchers.
The Smithsonian veterinary team continues to monitor mother Mei Xiang and the larger of her cubs.
It’s all hands on deck for veterinarians at Smithsonian’s National Zoo, who are caring for giant panda twins born there over the weekend. Continue reading →
The National Zoo's panda team is watching Mei through its panda cams and says it is officially a 24-hour watch for cubs.
The spate of gorings this summer underscore the apparently overlooked wisdom that it's best not to taunt a dangerous animal.
Seagulls in British towns -- some not even next to the water -- are more aggressive than ever. Some have even killed small pets.
If you think your life's bad, consider a spider that's turned into a zombie, brainwashed into building a home, and then killed when the job's done.
The world’s oldest known fossilized sperm has just been discovered in a 50-million-year-old worm cocoon from Antarctica. Continue reading →
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