25 November 2013, 09:45 AM ET
Paleontologists have unearthed a perfectly preserved, baby ceratopsid skeleton in Canada. The skeleton could help scientists understand how these horned dinos grew over time.
25 November 2013, 09:13 AM ET
Wild turkeys are found in 49 of 50 states, an enormous turnaround after having disappeared from much of the country early in the 1900s.
23 November 2013, 09:41 AM ET
Though their serpentine locomotion might be off-putting to some, when roundworms do the deed, they're surprisingly graceful. A simple animal with only about 300 neurons, C. elegans is a common model organism in biology laboratories. But its reproductive s
22 November 2013, 08:49 PM ET
Do animals think in ways that mimic how some people with autism perceive their environment?
22 November 2013, 07:47 PM ET
Endangered status cannot come too soon for the pinto abalone.
22 November 2013, 06:17 PM ET
Wolf spiders are large hunting spiders that exhibit unique parenting habits.
22 November 2013, 03:13 PM ET
Researchers at CSIRO, the Australian science agency, have created hot-pink horseshoes that are custom made for each of a horse's four hooves using lightweight titanium and 3D printing technology.
22 November 2013, 12:04 PM ET
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has awarded $3 million to the World Wildlife Fund to aid with the organization's efforts to protect vulnerable populations of wild tigers in Nepal. The WWF aims double the number of tigers in Nepal by the year 2022.
22 November 2013, 10:09 AM ET
The mating behavior of the roundworm C. Elegans is surprisingly sophisticated, requiring complex nerve control.
22 November 2013, 07:33 AM ET
An enormous meat-eating bruiser ruled North America millions of years before T. rex, when that dinosaur's ancestors were mere dog-sized pipsqueaks. Paleontologists say this new dino find will reveal a gap in dinosaur history.
22 November 2013, 07:22 AM ET
Rising populations spell trouble for biodiversity. Here are 7 animals that humans are pushing toward extinction through hunting and habitat loss.
21 November 2013, 07:37 PM ET
Huntsman spiders are long-legged predators that hunt down their prey. One species of huntsman spider has a leg span of 12 inches — or as big as a dinner plate.
21 November 2013, 07:15 PM ET
University researchers in Georgia are experimenting on dogs that came from questionable sources.
21 November 2013, 03:31 PM ET
Despite genius moments, dogs can't grasp some concepts.
21 November 2013, 01:29 PM ET
A live Greenland shark washed ashore on the island of Newfoundland this past weekend with a two-foot-long chunk of moose meat stuck in its mouth.
21 November 2013, 09:28 AM ET
Sea lions respond to military-style sonar in a new study to try and find out how to protect the marine mammals from harm.
20 November 2013, 05:01 PM ET
Bizarrely, male Darwin frogs raise young in their vocal sacks. But one of the two species is likely extinct and the other is in decline. The reason? A fungus that has spread and is hurting amphibian populations worldwide.
20 November 2013, 12:52 PM ET
There are just a few days left to cast a vote to name the newest giant panda cub at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, D.C.
20 November 2013, 10:28 AM ET
One face, two face, red face, blue face — the palette of primate faces is rich and varied, and a new study explains why. Facial diversity might make it easier to identify individuals in bigger groups, scientists say.
20 November 2013, 08:01 AM ET
Conservationists are handing out fake leopard-print skins to people in a community in South Africa. The goal is to reduce poaching by lowering demand for real leopard skins.
20 November 2013, 07:24 AM ET
A dinosaur bone mystery created by a World War II bombing is resolved with 3D printing technology. Researchers have discovered that an unknown fossil in the Museum of Natural History in Berlin is a vertebrae belonging to a long-necked herbivore.
19 November 2013, 01:57 PM ET
As oceans take up more carbon dioxide and become more acidic, marine animals may struggle to survive. Now, a new study finds that green sea urchin larvae show impaired digestion in acid environments.
19 November 2013, 01:46 PM ET
Discovered side-by-side in the Montana badlands, two fossilized dinosaurs failed to sell at auction in New York today (Nov. 19). The highest bid was 4
19 November 2013, 12:20 PM ET
A translucent underwater cave dweller that looks like a skeleton and travels like an inchworm is the newest member of California's array of marine life.
19 November 2013, 11:57 AM ET
The U.S. government is offering a $1 million reward to put an end to wildlife trafficking in Laos, a country in Southeast Asia involving in smuggling parts of endangered animals.
19 November 2013, 11:04 AM ET
The San Diego Museum of Natural History withdrew a set of fossils from auction this week after paleontologists voiced their strong opposition to the sale.
19 November 2013, 10:23 AM ET
Researchers have found a two-headed ray in Australia, the first two-headed shark or ray found there.
18 November 2013, 11:50 PM ET
How are older animals treated by their companions in the wild?
18 November 2013, 06:55 PM ET
Shellfish growers are seeing yields fall as the ocean acidifies.
18 November 2013, 04:44 PM ET
The Denver Zoo recently welcomed Andy D. to their Andean condor exhibit. The zoo hopes resident Evita will breed with the 22-year-old male to boost the population size of this near-threatened species.
18 November 2013, 03:00 PM ET
Long-lived algae growing on the Arctic Ocean seafloor may hold a record of
climate change extending back more than 600 years. The algae growth slows
each winter when sea ice blocks sunlight, leaving behind layers similar to
18 November 2013, 02:23 PM ET
In environments where mice compete for mates, the rule seems to be survival of the sexiest. Researchers have found that when female mice must compete with one another for mates, they bear sons that produce more urinary pheromones, seductive scents that at