Mammoths may have actually survived into present day were it not for their bad "mineral diet."
When we lose large animals to extinction, we may be disrupting the entire globe's nutrient cycle. Scientists have found that the loss of whales and oversized land mammals may cause our planet to be less fertile.
It turns out that hypercarnivores were key to shaping the Pleistocene epoch. Scientists have found that these meat eaters were crucial to culling huge, hungry herbivores such as mammoths, mastodons and giant ground sloths.
Obstacle avoidance may be easier than it sounds when it comes to echolocating bats.
Humans aren't the only ones with a type of Facebook. It turns out that animals have social networks, as well.
Plastic trash can be found around the world-even the Arctic. Scientists have found that this marine litter is present at the sea surface of Arctic waters, though they're still unsure how it made it so far north.
Scientists may have discovered the world's tiniest, free-living insect. They've made a precise measurement of the featherwing beetle species, which measures a tiny .325 mm.
Scientists have found that all seven species of marine turtles that they studied can ingest or become entangled in the discarded debris that currently litters the oceans.
Researchers have taken a closer look at how different animals respond to different terrain, and have found that soft steps and large feet allow animals to navigate very loose soil and sand.
Fish may just be the greatest athletes on our planet.
A new study provides insight into why elephants never get cancer.