Laziness could save a fish’s life: a case for establishing marine reserves

Evolution causes these fish to move less so they have a better chance of survival.

Are you an ape?

Even though you look different, you share 99% of the same genes.

Why woodpeckers don’t get headaches

Despite the serious head banging, the woodpecker suffers no concussions or any kind of head injury. What’s this bird made of?

New Zealand parrot’s ‘laugh’ is so contagious other birds just can’t resist joining in

When the kea plays its playful call other parrots just can’t help themselves and join in.

How the water bear defies death even in the vacuum of space by wrapping its cells in glass

This animal keeps on surprising us.

These fish have evolved the ability to leap onto land — to avoid being eaten

These fish are quite comfortable out of water.

Galapagos penguin “teenagers” still beg their parents for food, and they oblige— when there’s a lot of food

“And mom, can you pay my rent? This beach is expensive.”

New gene discovery could rid Dalmatians of a respiratory disease

Only Cruella de Vil wouldn’t be happy.

Bees prefer rural flowers to urban ones, new study indicates

Bees are more of the rural type, it seems.

Guillemot chicks leap from their nest, risking life and limb, before they can even fly — and know we know why

The dads really pull through for these chicks.