11 December 2013, 10:00 AM ET
Wild animals join in on the selfie craze, though a little less earnestly than their human counterparts.
10 December 2013, 07:01 PM ET
Typically thought to help camouflage, color change in chameleons appears to play a more important role in social interactions. New research has found that the faster and brighter a chameleon changes color, the more dominant it is in a territorial fight.
10 December 2013, 11:20 AM ET
Officials have found an endangered Florida panther shot dead in a wildlife reserve in South Florida.
09 December 2013, 06:51 PM ET
Grow, reproduce, age and die is the evolutionary progression for only some species, no matter how much humans might take this pattern for granted. A new study reveals how some animals even become less likely to die as they age.
09 December 2013, 02:04 PM ET
Controlling bed bug infestations by freezing the pests may not be as effective as once thought, a new study suggests. To survive in cold environments, the bugs use "freeze-intolerant" strategies, such as lowering the freezing point of their bodily fluids.
09 December 2013, 12:45 PM ET
A neural prosthesis, connected to a brain damaged rats brain, carried electrical signals between the premotor and somatosensory cortexes, returning the brain to normal function.
09 December 2013, 10:47 AM ET
The resilient critter, Periplaneta japonica, had never been seen in the United States until an exterminator spotted some strange-looking roach carcasses last year on the High Line, a mile-long park built on an old elevated railway in Manhattan.
06 December 2013, 09:38 PM ET
Is existing evidence for a warming climate enough for people to act?
06 December 2013, 09:24 PM ET
Bear baying is not a sport.
06 December 2013, 06:44 PM ET
Death is not a humane solution for animal "pests."
06 December 2013, 04:20 PM ET
A mysterious glowing sea-beast — the video of which is now making its way across the Internet — brought considerable delight and wonder to the people who witnessed it moving through the harbor in Bristol, England.
06 December 2013, 03:57 PM ET
Snow-white predators are showing up in unusual numbers in the northeast and around the Great Lakes.
06 December 2013, 11:59 AM ET
Scientists now have an answer to a question you never knew you had: What happened to all the dinosaur dung?
06 December 2013, 11:10 AM ET
A group of ring-tailed lemurs in Madagascar have made caves their nightly sleeping spot and are the first wild primates ever observed to return to the same caves night after night to rest.
06 December 2013, 10:24 AM ET
Male elephant seals use unique signature calls to broadcast their place in the pecking order, which can help rivals know when to fight or flee.
05 December 2013, 01:40 PM ET
For the first time, scientists have observed lemurs returning to the same caves every night to sleep, rather than bedding down in trees. Early human ancestors slept in caves, suggesting this is a deep primate behavior.
05 December 2013, 11:40 AM ET
Several African and Asian nations embroiled in the illegal trade of ivory have agreed to take urgent action to crack down on poaching, in an effort to protect vulnerable populations of elephants across Africa.
05 December 2013, 11:28 AM ET
The fascinating South African dung beetle species is unique both for its galloping gait and for the way it collects dung.
05 December 2013, 10:35 AM ET
Female lemon sharks in the Bahamas seem to "remember" the place where they were born and return to the spot after years of wandering to give birth to their own young, a new study found.
05 December 2013, 09:28 AM ET
Two thousand dead mice full of painkillers were dropped into Guam to kill invasive snakes.
04 December 2013, 06:37 PM ET
Don't pet the tiger.
04 December 2013, 06:06 PM ET
Critically endangered, and with fewer than 50 left in the wild, it is justifiably one of Australia’s most well-known endangered species.
04 December 2013, 04:59 PM ET
From the air, Mima mounds look like upside-down egg cartons or grass-covered bubble wrap. A new study suggests burrowing gophers build the mysterious mounds.
04 December 2013, 04:40 PM ET
A new twist on an old mystery may finally settle the debate over the origin of Mima mounds, which bulge out of the ground like enormous, grass-covered bubble wrap.
04 December 2013, 03:02 PM ET
Five distinct humpback whale populations have been identified in the North Pacific Ocean, in the most comprehensive genetic study of these marine mammals in this region of the ocean yet.
04 December 2013, 02:03 PM ET
The sounds of icebergs calving make the oceans a noisier place, which could make it more difficult for whales and other cetaceans to hear each other's calls, new research suggests.
04 December 2013, 01:50 PM ET
Scientists report the brightly-colored sea slug is making a comeback to Southern California waters.
04 December 2013, 09:13 AM ET
Clearing the last legislative hurdle, U.S. research chimps now head to peaceful retirements at sanctuaries.
04 December 2013, 07:54 AM ET
Killer whales that feed on marine mammals may passively listen for the sounds of their prey and then strike in complete darkness, new research suggests.
04 December 2013, 12:06 AM ET
Natural history museum records are most often associated with preserved specimens, kept with information about the place and time of collection.
03 December 2013, 11:13 PM ET
Without effective laws, abusive puppy mills are all too common.
03 December 2013, 09:13 PM ET
Peafowl sex is a sight to behold, involving brilliant train displays, rattles and hoot dashes. Once the peacock and peahen have mated, they go their separate ways.