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Dec 1, 2015 10:51 AM ET
For hundreds of years, scientists thought animals couldn't feel pain, as we understand the word, and instead just reacted mechanically. Maybe they should have consulted a crab before reaching that conclusion.
Dec 1, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The biggest dinosaur site ever found in Scotland reveals dinos spent a lot of their time hanging out at lagoons and beaches.
Dec 1, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
From December through March 2016, Japan will kill minke whales worth more than $33 million. But they're priceless to conservationists hoping to save these gentle filter feeders. →
Nov 30, 2015 06:41 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
When dad returns late to the nest to take over kid duties, mother finch lets him have it.
Nov 29, 2015 10:14 AM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
Japan decides to ignore international criticism and begin new 12-year whaling program.
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 02:30 PM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
Hunting is pushing African elephants toward rapid extinction. A new HBO documentary explains why. Continue reading →
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.
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