A 99-million-year-old amber fossil preserved the earliest frog from tropical forests

Very rare insight into the ancient lives of frogs.

Microhabitat management may be the key to happy, neighborly bears

How to live harmoniously — the bear version.

One of the world’s rarest mammals is disappearing from folklore

The rarest ape in the world is slowly becoming forgotten.

Old fish don’t want to swim deep — but we’re fishing them all out of shallow waters

What we thought is a natural law is probably ‘just’ impending ecological breakdown.

Bees can understand the concept of zero

Nothing is something, and bees know that well.

Whale sharks are very picky about where they live, which could be bad for their survival

They are only found at about 10 locations in the world.

Australian skinks will literally stick their tongues out at predators — and it works!


Dogs like fatty food but cats prefer carbs

The findings could improve pet food.

Dolphins, otters, and seals killed and used as bait in global fisheries

It’s an undocumented practice — we don’t know how widespread and widely used it is.

From insects to whales, all sorts of animals take turns to communicate

When one utters, the other listens — and such is the case in most animals too.

Invasive toxic toads could trigger an ecological disaster in Madagascar

It’s an ecological time bomb.

There are huge differences in how animals see the world — we’re among the crisp-eyed

Enjoy the world in HD.

Aggressive guppies turn their eyes black to warn other fish

Watch out!

Bonobos may get disgusted too — which may help trace the origin of this behavior in humans

Our primate cousins seem to get grossed out as well.

Why do cats knead?

It’s a rare moment when kitty feels relaxed and loved. Don’t ruin it!

Greenland, Faroe Islands to stop commercial fishing of wild salmon for 12 years

The deal was made possible by the efforts of the Atlantic Salmon Federation and North Atlantic Salmon Fund.

French scientists looked at what makes dolphins happy — and they’re very much like us

Quality time with friends makes anyone happy.

Mongooses remember when their friends helped them — and help them back

These cute little predators are very social creatures.

Stick insects defy death– their eggs can survive being eaten by birds

They are “re-born.”

For banded mongooses, ‘cultural inheritance’ decides what’s for dinner

Cultural preference is not unique to humans, and might be much more common than we once thought it to be.