Scientist believe they’ve solved the mystery of Death Valley’s “walking” rocks.
A snowy owl that ventured out of the Arctic and into Washington D.C. this past winter dies in Minnesota.
The ultimate “canaries in the coal mine,” these threatened birds are giving researchers clues to the kind of world we could lose if climate change ranges unchecked. Watch as these feathered dynamos strut, dance, and sway.
Researchers discover four new species of frog in the Peruvian Andes, three of which are see-through.
A massive grouper gobbles down a shark in one bite. The unfortunate victim seems to have been a meal of opportunity rather than part of a steady diet, according to an expert.
How hummingbirds acquired their sweet tooth has been quite the mystery. But scientists think they may cracked the case.
What was really the biggest flying dinosaur? Where do wasps get their zinc drill tips? Read this week’s Ask Your Weird Animal Questions.
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.
Assisted reproduction is becoming one of the tools conservationists use to help manage endangered species populations.
Researchers discover that for snakes climbing trees, it’s all about safety first.
New research finds that female giant South American river turtles “talk” to their hatchlings.
Swarms of jellyfish that have appeared recently in the Pacific Northwest and the United Kingdom are not unusual, but may signal an ocean out of balance, experts say.
Can venomous mammals attack? Did a record-breaking octopus mother eat her eggs to stay alive? Read this week’s Ask Your Weird Animal Questions.
A dead two-headed dolphin that washed ashore this week in Turkey is only the fifth-known case of conjoined twins in dolphins, experts say.