Domestication has resulted in dogs that are so submissive, they suppress their innate smarts and independence, a new study has determined. Continue reading →
Scientists have been puzzled by the fact that hummingbirds maintain such a sugary diet without a sweet-taste receptor.
As they filter water, the bivalves' tissues absorb some of the chemicals and pathogens that are present.
Bigger, beefier spiders are emerging because, as a new study has found, some spiders love city and suburban living. Continue reading →
Chimps have a lot to say, as audio files from a huge collection of chimpanzee recordings reveal.
Are animals empathetic? World famous Koko the Gorilla, said to have mourned the death of comedic legend Robin Williams, reignites the debate over just how much empathy animals can muster, even across species.
Having lost her own calf five years ago, mother take an orphan under her flipper.
The idea of a shark attacking someone in the ocean is scary enough, but this week, a 7-year-old boy was bitten by one of these fearsome fish in a lake.
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