Taxonomy is the science of naming, defining and classifying organisms into evolutionarily related groups. It gives biologists a common language.
There might be nearly 20% more emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica than previously thought.
An exceptionally rare owl fossil dating to 55 million years ago hints that the predatory bird killed with its powerful talons rather than its beak, as modern owls do.
An African grey parrot beat 21 Harvard undergrads at a classic memory game, suggesting deep roots of animal intelligence.
How much force must a penguin apply in order to blast a flying poop projectile, and how far can it travel? Fortunately for us all, scientists now have answers.
#BlackBirdersWeek is an online event created with the goal of promoting and encouraging the inclusion of Black people in science and nature communities traditionally dominated by white people.
The voice of a Chilean wild cat called a güiña, the smallest wild cat in the Western Hemisphere, was recently recorded for the first time — and it sounds like a cheeping bird.
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