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Males calls to females from beneath a thin layer of soil—the only frog known to have such an odd behavior, a new study says.
You might think of crocodiles lurking in the water or perhaps sunning themselves on a riverbank, but it turns out these toothy reptiles’ domain extends to the upper branches of trees.
Sporting elaborate spikes and body armor, the extinct amphibian was even more terrifying than previously thought, a new study says.
From elephants to squirrels, unusually white animals often hold a special place in society.
The disguise secreted by the skin also keeps the West African savanna frog moist, researchers say.
The dwindling giant Gippsland earthworm is getting a new lease on life as part of an innovative farming program in Australia.
Scientists have discovered the secret behind the Australian animal’s unusually deep voice: A unique sound-producing organ.
A text message saves a young whale shark that got tangled in a fishing net off the coast of Indonesia in the Java sea.
Although we can’t always perceive them, vibrations provide a critical way of communicating for many animal species.
You could call it everlasting love: Scientists have discovered the oldest fossil of mating insects, which lived during the Jurassic period, a new study says.
From “sword” fights to singing to sonar jamming, here are five of the more unusual ways animals employ their genitals.
Marmosets share a unique characteristic with humans: In conversations, these social monkeys wait their turn to speak. During exchanges, which can last up to 30 minutes, marmosets engage in vocal turn-taking and they don’t interrupt each other, researchers from Princeton University report in Current Biology. “We were surprised by how reliably the marmoset monkeys exchanged…
From free-tailed bats to red crabs—discover five incredible animals that swarm together to survive.