It's like a game of chicken where the winner gets to eat your chips.
Chameleons are cool but have you heard about this master of disguise?
A mother was incredibly invested considering she adopted an orphan from a different species and genus.
The Komodo dragon is an awesome predator -- and now scientists have discovered its genetic secrets.
They didn't seem to care about anything other than cooling down.
"It just blows me away that regardless of how evolutionarily-different skin structures in animals are, they still use the same collection of genes during development."
It's a remarkable communication and adaptation mechanism.
It's adorable and quite harmless.
Habitat destruction and urbanization certainly played a role, but malaria might have dealt the final blow.
"As humans, we know we need to strive to maintain a healthy weight, but for cats, there has not been a clear definition of what that is. We simply didn't...
"In the future, we might also adapt dietary regimens for insect rearing in order to increase their antioxidant content for animal or human consumption," say the authors.
Everything is connected in nature -- and negative effects cascade.
The bird's hyper-elongated third toe is longer than its whole lower leg, the authors report.
Veggie burgers -- yay or nay?
This includes the Spix’s Macaw, the lovely birds which inspired the main characters in Rio.
Between three and six such species have existed in the past.
With only two females surviving in captivity, the species is functionally extinct.