07 October 2013, 11:38 AM ET
The ongoing government shutdown has stalled plans to haul a near-complete T. rex fossil to its new home at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, a federal institution forced to shut its doors last week.
04 October 2013, 07:24 PM ET
It's time to restrict the trade on constrictors.
04 October 2013, 10:17 AM ET
Although Lake Natron supports some wildlife, the unusual chemicals can petrify animals that fall in the water. Powered by NewsLook
04 October 2013, 09:05 AM ET
The creature, thought to have inspired the Kraken and other mythological beasts, measures some 30 feet long and boasting 400 pounds of weight.
03 October 2013, 07:31 PM ET
Is hanging a husky by its neck abuse or training?
03 October 2013, 03:14 PM ET
Using incredible images captured during his career, shark photographer Thomas P. Peschak makes a case that the misunderstood predators are worthy of respect and protection in his new book "Sharks and People."
03 October 2013, 09:52 AM ET
Using images captured during his career as a shark photographer, Thomas Peschak makes a stunning case that the predators are worthy of our respect and protection in his new book "Sharks and People."
03 October 2013, 09:00 AM ET
Gases emitted from diesel pollution can break down floral odors and inhibit honeybees' ability to smell and pollinate flowers and crops. The noxious gases could also be partly to blame for the colony collapse disorder.
02 October 2013, 10:18 PM ET
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to drop gray wolves from the nation's list of threatened and endangered species. Critics argue that the proposal is premature and are fighting to continue protections for the controversial predator.
02 October 2013, 05:18 PM ET
Jasper, an asiatic black bear rescued from a bear-bile farm, has much to teach about looking beyond life's obstacles.
02 October 2013, 05:00 PM ET
For insects like aphids, a raindrop on their head is like a refrigerator falling on a human, so it behooves them to detect stormy weather and avoid such naughty acts.
02 October 2013, 03:46 PM ET
Lake Natron is one of the most serene lakes in Africa, but it's also the source of some of the most phantasmagorical photographs — images that look as though living animals had instantly turned to stone. Here's what really happens.
02 October 2013, 03:30 PM ET
Dubbed by some as "underwater crop circles," mysterious circular formations appeared in the seafloor off a Japanese island. It was recently discovered these were made by male pufferfish to attract mates.
02 October 2013, 03:21 PM ET
Photographer Nick Brandt has captured haunting images of the Lake Natron in Tanzania and its dead in a book titled "Across the Ravaged Land' (Abrams Books, 2013).
02 October 2013, 03:00 PM ET
Pufferfish make circles on the seafloor to attract mates. The circles help the females decide which males to reproduce with.
02 October 2013, 01:48 PM ET
With charismatic lions and leopards often stealing the spotlight, small predators in Central Africa sometimes get overlooked. But with the help of camera traps, researchers recently got a better look at the tiny carnivores of Gabon's forests.
02 October 2013, 01:47 PM ET
With the help of camera traps, researchers recently got a better look at the tiny carnivores of Gabon, including mongooses, civets and the notoriously fearless honey badger.
02 October 2013, 01:38 PM ET
A proposal to drop gray wolves from the United States' list of threatened and endangered species has inflamed passions over one of the nation's most controversial and storied species.
02 October 2013, 01:04 PM ET
Young mice secrete a pheromone in their tears in order to signal to older males that they're too young to mate, a new study finds.
02 October 2013, 10:59 AM ET
This video shows male pufferfish making geometric patterns in the seafloor off Japan to attract mates, by flapping their fins over sediment on the ocean bottom. In one of the clips, a male charges at a female, part of its "courting" routine.
02 October 2013, 10:21 AM ET
The sea urchin uses nickel to create calcium carbonate from CO2 in its environment, a process that could be used to capture CO2 from dirty power plants and simultaneously create materials for making cement.
02 October 2013, 08:47 AM ET
Unlike many other animals, kangaroos have sex for a long time — up to 50 minutes. And the female has three vaginas, two of which are inseminated by the male's double-headed penis.
01 October 2013, 07:11 PM ET
A tiny primate fossil discovered in Asia could shed light on the period when ancient human ancestors migrated from Asia to Africa, researchers say.
01 October 2013, 07:01 PM ET
The fossilized jaw of a pint-size primate that lived about 35 million years ago in Asia has been unearthed in Thai coal mines.
01 October 2013, 06:11 PM ET
For that raccoon living in the chimney, there are humane solutions.
01 October 2013, 04:00 PM ET
Scientists have unearthed ancient pollen grains with microscopic features typically seen in flowering plants. These well-preserved fossils are 245 million years old, dating back to the earliest known dinosaur in the Middle Triassic period.
01 October 2013, 02:26 PM ET
Humane Wildlife Services safely removed a raccoon mother and her kits from behind the wall in a Washington DC church. Having gained access through the unused chimney, the raccoons were in danger of becoming trapped and were humanely removed/
30 September 2013, 09:33 PM ET
The term "daddy longlegs" can refer to three different types of bugs, and only one of them is a spider.
30 September 2013, 08:14 PM ET
A kiss from your dog can be a boon to your health, and your pet's.
30 September 2013, 04:00 PM ET
Dozens of people have died and hundreds more have been seriously hurt this year after being stung by swarms of giant hornets in China. Powered by NewsLook
27 September 2013, 08:24 PM ET
Is weeping a purely human emotion?
27 September 2013, 08:11 PM ET
What caused the stranding of whales in Madagascar?