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Let's Not Forget the Birds

Let's Not Forget the Birds

01.25.2012
Since many large birds can outlive their human guardians, they are often by necessity rehomed several times during their lives. Unfortunately,...
PHOTOS: Rare Snow Leopard Caught On Camera In Tajikistan

PHOTOS: Rare Snow Leopard Caught On Camera In Tajikistan

01.24.2012
A recent biodiversity survey in a remote corner of Tajikistan has yielded surprising results. Fauna & Flora International (FFI) recently...
Final Police Report Reveals New Details About Ohio Exotic Animals Owner

Final Police Report Reveals New Details About Ohio Exotic Animals Owner

01.20.2012
ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A final police report on the release of dozens of exotic pets including lions and tigers from an eastern Ohio...
What Is So Different About This Tulip-Shaped Fossil?

What Is So Different About This Tulip-Shaped Fossil?

01.19.2012
By Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Staff Writer: A weird tulip-shaped creature discovered fossilized in 500-million-year-old rocks had a...

Dirty Dancing for a Greener Planet

01.19.2012
Photo by Arno & Louise Wildlife. Do you have a favorite animal? Chemist Sir Harold Kroto does. It is the dung beetle. Why? Because...
Dancing On Ball Of Poop Helps Bug Find Its Way

Dancing On Ball Of Poop Helps Bug Find Its Way

01.19.2012
By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 01/18/2012 05:11 PM EST on LiveScience Dung beetles dance on top of...
PHOTO: Scientists Make Supersoldier Ants

PHOTO: Scientists Make Supersoldier Ants

Wynne Parry  01. 6.2012
By Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer (Click here for the original article.) When eight bizarrely big-headed soldier ants turned...
WATCH: Cranky Croc Steals Aussie Zoo Worker's Lawn Mower

WATCH: Cranky Croc Steals Aussie Zoo Worker's Lawn Mower

12.28.2011
SYDNEY — A giant saltwater crocodile named Elvis with an apparent affinity for household machinery charged at an Australian reptile...

PHOTOS: Weirdest Animal Mating Practices

12.28.2011
Evolution works in wondrous ways. Every aspect of our living selves reflects nature's innovation - from five fingered hands to our complex...
Pigeons Ace Math Tests

Pigeons Ace Math Tests

12.23.2011
Don't let those blank stares fool you: Pigeons, it seems, are the math nerds of the bird world. Researchers found that the creatures...
PHOTOS: Google's 10 Most Popular Rare Wild Animals In 2011

PHOTOS: Google's 10 Most Popular Rare Wild Animals In 2011

12.23.2011
Each year, Google releases its Zeitgeist review of the most popular and fastest rising search terms of the year. Analyzing the world's...
Suicidal Ohio Exotic Animal Owner Was Sober

Suicidal Ohio Exotic Animal Owner Was Sober

12.22.2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A final coroner's report shows an Ohio man who released dozens of wild animals and then killed himself had no alcohol...
Exotic Dangers: Could The Global Pet Trade Import The Next Pandemic?

Exotic Dangers: Could The Global Pet Trade Import The Next Pandemic?

Lynne Peeples  12.17.2011
Part of a series investigating the complex links between human, animal and environmental health: The Infection Loop. Dr. Anthony Pilny...
PETA Says No More New Years Opossum Drop

PETA Says No More New Years Opossum Drop

TOM BREEN  12.16.2011
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — If a national animal rights group gets its way, people in a small mountain town in North Carolina will have to greet...