Dinosaurs had bumpy skin, similar to the skin of an alligator or a flightless emu bird. But their skin color remains a mystery to paleontologists today.
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Better known for his nonsense poetry, the 19th century British artist Edward Lear began his career making detailed scientific illustrations.
This citizen-science program teaches everyday people how, in their own backyards, to create wildlife friendly habitats.
Five times the number of bird-aircraft collisions were recorded in 2011 compared with twenty years before.
Male wild animals have divergent personalities, the competitive jock and the brainy problem solver, and those personalities can influence their ability to compete for food.
Special adaptations to diving and flying show how dinosaurs and birds used their feathers in the Late Cretaceous.