Science News A newly discovered early human ancestor could have used tools and may have even figured out how to bury its dead, scientists said Thursday — a find they said was "unlike anything that we seen"
The Cincinnati Zoo will send an ultra-rare Sumatran rhino back to Indonesia in search of a partner. The species is hanging by a thread. A couple of years ago, when the Cincinnati Zoo announced that it
Weird & Wild To biologists’ delight, the Azuay stubfoot toad, believed to be extinct after its last sighting in 2002, has just leapt back to life. To biologists’ delight, the extinct Azuay stubfoot toad
Fossils of Pentecopterus decorahensis, which hunted in the oceans half a billion years ago, discovered in Iowa river bed Earth’s first big predatory monster was a giant underwater scorpion that reigned
The Philippines is a relatively easy travel destination by Southeast Asian standards. English is widely spoken, and the country has an endearing don't-worry-be-happy vibe, soothing for first-time visitors.
The California condor is big. In fact, it's the largest flying bird in North America with a wingspan of 9 1/2 feet. Michael Mace, curator of birds for the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, tells NPR's Arun Rath
Images of skeletons from the Lajia site in the Qinghai province of China are captivating. Painstaking excavation and pedestaling of the bones reveals adults and children in a 4,000-year-old embrace. But
Indian rights activists, South American governments are challenged by recent encounters to rethink their ‘no contact’ policies. The recent emergence of isolated tribes from jungles in Peru and Brazil challenging
Shattered skulls and shin bones of 7000-year-old skeletons may point to torture and mutilation not previously observed in early Neolithic Linear Pottery culture The chance discovery of a mass grave crammed
Koko, a 44-year-old gorilla famous for her ability to communicate with keepers using sign language, is now showing signs of early speech. “Koko has developed vocal and breathing behaviors associated with
Most travellers to Hong Kong gravitate towards the glamour of its main island, yet across Victoria Harbour lies the more heavily populated Kowloon. Nicknamed the ‘dark side’, despite being permanently