Scientists may be getting some new insight into bird migration by combining new techniques.
People atop a pier in Japan's Toyoma Bay were started and astonished when they saw a giant squid lurking close to the surface of the water on Christmas Eve.
Researchers have captured the first video recording that documents how crows utilize and apply complex tools in the wild.
What causes zebras or tigers to have a certain pattern of stripes?
Scientists have found a way to actually manipulate consciousness in rats.
Scientists have uncovered an ancient giant just outside a Chinese cave. They've found what appears to be a 200-year-old salamander that looks a bit like a monster from a horror movie.
Oftentimes, in the animal kingdom, it's everyone for themselves. Yet a new study questions whether prosocial behaviors-those in which individuals help each other while realizing there is no direct personal benefit-may occur in dogs.
It turns out wild parrots may actually use tools. Scientists have found new evidence that vasa parrots use a novel technique to acquire calcium from seashells.
Could sleeping with a pet help you get better rest?
How did skates and rays evolve their wings? Scientists have taken a closer look at these animals and have found that the development of these fins relied on repurposed genes.
Crickets may have a more complex communication system than once thought.
It turns out that the cheetah migrated from North America. After taking a closer look at "Chewbaaka," a male Namibian cheetah, researchers have found that this large cat started in America before traveling to the African plains.