A jumping spider in Malaysia eats mosquitoes of various species and ages—an unusual preference that could inspire ways to combat malaria and another diseases.
Foodies aren’t the only ones these days swarming cities in search of the best eats: Bees also prefer to eat in cities, new research shows.
Two National Geographic-funded researchers working on different projects, were in for a surprise when they checked the tracking collar data on a lion and a kudu they were separately following.
Nature isn’t perfect: Sometimes things go awry, which can lead to defects such as two heads, three eyes, and other odd mutations.
A rain forest plant baits birds with puffy treats, then blasts any takers with pollen—a unique discovery, a new study says.
The super-fast tongue of the horned frog is also a super-powerful adhesive, a new study discovers.
These normally monogamous birds sometimes call it quits and move on to new partners—nearly a quarter of the time, a new study says.
A snowy owl hit by a bus in D.C. has had a rough few months, but the bird is getting a makeover—including some shiny new feathers.
The short list of animals that console stressed-out friends just got longer … and heavier.
A rare toad species long thought extinct turns up in an Ecuadorian forest.
The state’s second-largest Burmese python was caught in the Everglades.
Some creatures can get remarkably long in the tooth. Here are some of the most elderly known.
Dogs aren’t the only creatures with outstanding sniffers: Fruit flies, honeybees, and even rats can detect disease in people.
More than 400 shiny new species, ones completely unknown to science, have turned up in the Amazon rain forest, according to the latest report from the WWF.