When you take a look at the fork tailed drongo bird of Africa, you might be intimidated. Though the black-coated creature standing on two tiny legs is rather small, don't let it fool you. These guys are notorious for warning off competitors by mimicking the sounds of other animals.
In the end, love does conquer all. At least, that's certainly true for the female horned flour beetle.
"Horsing around" doesn't typically carry the most positive connotation. Yet a recent study shows that young people who regularly work with horses may experience a significant reduction of stress.
Thank University of Adelaide mineralogy researcher Peter Elliot for unearthing this striking discovery.
Meet the Burmapogon bruckschi: A newfound species of fly that lived during the age of the dinosaurs. The now extinct specimens were discovered in a translucent tomb of amber from Myanmar's Hukawng Valley, measuring in at just an inch long.
No one ever forgets a blue-footed boobie. Known for its bright blue feet and spontaneous dance moves to attract potential partners, the creature's dwindling population has unfortunately fallen more than 50 percent in the last 20 years.
Researchers from the University of Minnesota have uncovered a pattern of "environmental injustice," suggesting that minorities may be disproportionately exposed to areas near toxic waste, landfills and other pollutants.
Don't be fooled. Big things really do come in small packages, especially when it comes to the parasitic worm Amakusaplana acroporae.
A text dubbed the "Gospel of Jesus's Wife" has been accused of forgery. However, a recent analysis suggests that writings from the ancient scrap of papyrus are authentic.
Molars that were extracted from skeletons found near the new London railway may reveal secrets behind the Black Death.
Bumblebees may have tiny brains, but this doesn't mean they're incapable of learning great things. According to two studies conducted by researchers at the University of Guelph, if a tasty treat's involved, they can learn quite a bit.