From cats to clams, the animal kingdom literally has many different ways of seeing things. This week on Ask Your Weird Animal Questions, we’re taking a visionary look at nature.
We love getting questions with teeth, and this week’s Ask Your Weird Animal Questions tackles animals and their various bites.
Reptiles may not be as cuddly as cats or as dutiful as dogs, but reptile people love their lizards, snakes, and turtles. This week Ask Your Weird Animal Questions slithers into the world of reptiles, starting with one reader who shelled out some great questions about turtles. Water turtles/terrapins: When they sleep at night, how…
Weird Animal Questions got a new kind of query this week when a reader sent us a photo of a peculiar creature and asked for help identifying it. It turned out to be so much fun to answer that we’re starting a “What’s in Your Yard?” feature: Send Weird Animal Questions your pictures of unidentified…
Why do cats like stinky shoes? Can clipping a cat’s claws stop it from scratching? Our weekly column examines feline mysteries.
What’s a huge group of whales called? Why do clouds of gnats go after open wounds? Learn more in this week’s column on animal swarms.
Whether they’re singing, stinging, or splattering your windshield, insects are back for the summer season. Maybe that’s why readers wanted the buzz on bugs in this week’s Ask Your Weird Animal Questions. We’ll start with this gnawing question: What insect has the worst bite? —Doug Rhodehamel via Facebook The person to ask is Justin Schmidt,…
What do spiders have to do with hummingbird nests? Why don’t we ever see crows’ nests? Learn more in this week’s Ask Your Weird Animal Questions.
The albino kingsnake invading the Canary Islands is among many foreign species that have wreaked havoc on their new environments.
Can moose be domesticated like a horse? How far do they swim? Learn more about the largest deer species in this week’s column.
Regrowing body parts isn’t only the stuff of movies like The Amazing Spider-Man 2—many animals regenerate to keep themselves alive.
Does a narwhal use its tusk in defense? Is a dog’s nose really supposed to be cold and wet? Learn more about animal anatomy in this week’s column.
With spring in the air, we answer your questions about animal romance, from elephant seals to stick insects.
Is your dog part coyote? Do St. Bernards really rescue people? Get the facts on man’s best friend in this week’s column.