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Animal Biology

Vultures Tend To Eat Their Meals Butt-First, And Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.28.2015 | Science

Vultures are pretty gross animals, scavenging and feeding on carcasses and rotten meat. But it's even worse than you may be aware. It turns out that v...

What Playful Animals Can Teach Us About The Biology Of Fun

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.12.2015 | Science

Play and fun, though seemingly purposeless, are fundamental aspects of the human experience. It wouldn't be a stretch to say that we're wired for ...

WATCH: Largest Amphibian's Terrifying Talent

| Posted 03.09.2013 | Science

By Traci Watson The giant salamander (Andrias davidianus) isn't just the world's largest amphibian. A new study shows the animal, which can reach 50...

Bee Study Showing Bugs' 'Personalities' Has Biologists Buzzing

Posted 03.09.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/08/2012 02:09 PM EST on LiveScience Like humans and other vertebrates, some bees are ...