The prospect of death by giant hornet has pushed some Asian honeybees to resort to a poop-based defense system
Researchers help farmers in Namibia avoid costly cattle losses by tracking big cat hangouts
New research tracked the canines in northern Minnesota for years to see just how they reshape their ecosystems. Audio of wolves inside Voyageurs National Park, courtesy of Jacob Job. ...
Bats expend more energy navigating in loud conditions
The concave-eared torrent frog's unusual ear anatomy lets it hear high-frequency calls, which gives a mating advantage to the littler males that sing soprano.
Planners returned water to the dry bed of Arizona’s Santa Cruz River in 2019, and various species began showing up on the same day.
From mammals to mollusks, animals living among humans lose their antipredator behaviors.
Hyraxes, which live in Africa and the Middle East, punctuate their songs with snorts. And the snorts appear to reflect the animals’ emotional state. Jason G. Goldman reports.
Given an impossible task, a dog will ask a human for help, but a wolf will not seek help—and neither will a pet pig.
The finding could potentially help wildlife managers keep better tabs on their herds. Jason G. Goldman reports.
Climate change is expected to bring more frequent droughts and heat waves to Africa’s Kalahari Desert. And aardvarks might not be able to cope. Jason G. Goldman reports.
An analysis of fox fossils found evidence that they scavenged from wolf and bear kills until Homo sapiens supplied plenty of horse and reindeer remains.
Those that eat insects, migrate or usually live in the woods are most likely to fly into buildings that feature a lot of glass.
Velvety free-tailed bats produce sounds that help them locate insect prey but simultaneously identify them to their companions.
The stomach contents of young great white sharks show that they spend a lot of time patrolling the seafloor for meals.
Right whales, other whales and turtles get caught in lobster trap lines, but fewer lines can maintain the same lobster catch levels.
Prey animals flash biochemically produced light to confuse elephant seals hunting in the dark. But at least one seal turned the tables.
Cory’s shearwaters forge their own paths over the sea
Mosquitoes that like to bite at night are being thwarted by bed nets, leading to the rise of populations that prefer to bite when the nets are not up yet.
The pandemic lockdowns are providing a window into how a wariness of humans uniquely shapes other species’ behavior