Geckos can turn their stickiness on and off by changing the angle of their toe hairs, a new study revealed.
You could call it a lucky catch: A fisher recently captured an extremely rare “calico” lobster in Maine.
Reindeer on Norway’s Svalbard archipelago are bucking the trend and thriving, according to a long-term study.
Researchers discover how the disco clam puts on its light shows—and it’s not bioluminescence.
Scientists have revealed new discoveries about mating plugs, which dwarf male spiders insert into females to keep out rival sperm.
A new pesticide based on the venom of a particular spider kills common agricultural pests but leaves honeybees unharmed, a new study says.
Moths, butterflies, and bees are known to feed on mammal tears, but the phenomenon remains poorly understood.
The alligator snapping turtle, the biggest freshwater turtle in North America, is actually three species, a new study says.
The 305-million-year-old fossil may reveal secrets about the evolution of spider eyes, new study says.
The brutal U.S. winter is killing off the invasive Asian stinkbug, a new experiment shows.
Male hummingbirds in Costa Rice can change their tunes to attract mates, new research shows.
Organizers of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, have picked the leopard, the hare, and the polar to represent the Games as mascots.
In honor of Groundhog Day, here are nine facts about groundhogs you probably didn’t know.
Male rain forest frogs sing love songs that create water ripples—and attract bat predators, a new study says.
Munich’s Hellabrunn Zoo catches twin cubs opening their eyes—the first such video ever recorded.