Five million years ago, before the Ice Ages, strange mammals resided along the Pacific coast near modern San Francisco. Continue reading →
As the ice melts, polar bears are shifting to land-based food, such as snow geese, eggs and caribou.
A caterpillar benefits from a trait that makes others recoil: toxic halitosis. Continue reading →
Despite making up an estimated 6 percent of all life on Earth, researchers know almost nothing about these deep-dwellers.
To conquer the cold, animals have astounding survival skills such as antifreeze blood, lounging by hot springs, and even having gender-bender orgies.
Barnacles ingest plastic garbage in the North Pacific gyre, a new study finds.
Many ecosystems have fallen before the onslaught of American-made invasive animals, such as racoons and largemouth bass.
A giant swarm of jellyfish takes on a nuclear reactor in Sweden. Continue reading →
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