Maya H.

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Listen—Birds Aren’t the Only Ones Singing

<i>Editor’s Note: There's a lot to look forward to in spring, including the welcomed hullabaloo of birdsong. The sheer volume of songs and calls can</i> …

Birds

Dogs Wait Patiently At The Gate Until Their Names Are Called

Dogs are obedient by nature, born and raised to follow their pack leader and remain loyal to the pack, and if you want to see the true extent of a …

Pets

Photo: Rainforest caterpillar impersonates shrubbery

Caterpillars are amazing. They are clever and cunning and have some of the best disguises out there, which is a big accomplishment for a little …

Caterpillars

Lana, the world's 'saddest dog', needs another home

<b>Lana the Labrador, once dubbed the saddest dog in the world, may have found a third lease on life.</b><p>In 2015, the dog found a home after a Canadian animal adoption group posted a heartrending photo of the young lab mix that went viral.<p>The second owner recently returned Lana, so the rescue group said …

Pets

Breaking News, Latest News, Headlines & Videos

Interest Successfully Added We'll notify you here with news about <br>AlertTag Turn on desktop notifications for breaking stories about interest?<p>Off …

Famed Tree-Climbing Lions Running Low on Prey

A rare group of tree-climbing lions living in Uganda must range farther and farther to find enough prey to survive, a new study found.<p>The research …

Wildlife

Snow leopard actually made up of three subspecies, droppings reveal

The famously elusive snow leopards of the Himalayas probably guard their fair share of secrets, but scientists have just uncovered one previously …

Wildlife

Scientists Want To Understand The Language Of Dolphins By 2021

We live on a planet where it’s often difficult to engage in meaningful, intelligent conversations with our fellow humans. But what if interspecies communication with non-human creatures could occur ― specifically, between people and dolphins?<p>Bloomberg reports that a Swedish language technology …

Mutant sheep found to have MOUTH growing in its ear - complete with teeth and swallow reflex

A farmer was horrified to find a mouth with teeth and saliva growing in the ear of a sheep he was shearing - and it even had a swallow …

Time I

Hundreds of goats and sheep join Wings for Life World Run

Thousands of runners participated in last weekend’s Wings for Life World Run in Munich. A few hundred unexpected participants in the form of …

A sea lion was shot in the face twice — and lived!

His name is Senor Cinco — and he’s been on the losing end of a gunfight.<p>A male California sea lion is recovering from two bullet wounds to his face, …

A New Theory for Why Killer Whales Go Through Menopause

Humans and killer whales parted ways millions of years ago, evolutionarily speaking, yet the stately cetaceans have a lot in common with us: complex …

Biology

Rare western snowy plovers nesting in Los Angeles after 70-year absence

On April 18, the nest of a western snowy plover was discovered on Santa Monica State Beach. More nests were discovered later in the month on …

Birds

Yawning May Promote Social Bonding Even Between Dogs And Humans

Bears do it; bats do it. So do guinea pigs, dogs and humans. They all yawn. It's a common animal behavior, but one that is something of a mystery.<p>There's still no consensus on the purpose of a yawn, says Robert Provine, professor of psychology and neuroscience at the University of Maryland, …

Neurology

This Never-Before-Seen Footage Reveals The Violent Purpose of The Narwhal's Tusk

We've cracked the secret of the unicorn whales.<p>Drone footage has captured something no one's ever seen before - wild narwhals using their bizarre …

World Wildlife Fund

9 Hideous Creatures That Deserve Your Unconditional Love

We can’t all be puppies—or even capybaras, for that matter. There’s a whole world of critters whose inner beauty goes unnoticed. Perfectly snuggly …

Nature

Humpback whales charge a pod of killer whales in Monterey Bay – video

Humpback whales charge orcas in an ‘altruistic’ behavior that pushes the predators away from their favorite prey: seals, dolphins, sea lions and young whales. A pod of nine orcas have killed four grey whales in seven days in the bay

Animals

Why this zoo is putting gigantic, slimy ‘snot otters’ back in streams

Herpetologist Don Boyer inevitably drew attention when he drove into town. People would notice his truck, with “Bronx Zoo” emblazoned across the side, and want to know what he was doing in their corner of western New York.<p>“Releasing hellbenders,” he told them.<p>“People were like, '<i>Hellbenders</i>? Why …

Natural History

The continuing mystery behind the cuteness of tame animals

NEARLY 60 years ago, Russian scientist Dmitri Belyaev began a remarkable experiment that still runs to this day. His aim was to selectively breed …

Last Male White Rhino Joins Tinder

The last surviving male white rhino is joining the online dating scene to hopefully raise awareness and funds to save his species.

Online Dating

How Much Longer Before Endangered Animals Are Gone?

I remember as a child in South Africa going with my family to The Kruger National Park to see amazing wild animals roaming free in their natural habitat. Well, I have a news flash for you, <b>soon our grand kids and their kids</b> will not be able to see Lions, Elephants,White and soon Black Rhino's, …

Wildlife

Extinct oryx released back into the wild in Chad (VIDEO).

The scimitar-horned oryx, a species of antelope, has been extinct in the wild for years. But an international team of scientists is trying to change …

Wildlife

Critically endangered western ringtail possums could be wiped out in 20 years

There are fears a critically endangered possum endemic to southern Western Australia could be wiped out within two decades if there is not a serious …

Biodiversity
Extinction

The world's last male northern white rhino is now on Tinder to help sustain the species

The Ol Pejeta Conservancy, a 90,000 acre conservation area in Kenya’s Laikipia County, has partnered with Tinder, the leading social app for meeting new people, to launch a new campaign to raise awareness about Sudan, the only remaining male northern white rhino on the planet, whom they have dubbed …

April the Giraffe’s Calf Finally Has a Name — Find Out What It Is!

The day is here! April the giraffe‘s calf finally has a name: Tajiri.<p>The announcement was made on <i>Good Morning America</i> on Monday, May 1, by Jordan …

Genetic analysis reveals origins of dog breeds

In the pages of human history, the paw prints of man's best friend are tracked all over.<p>As companions, guardians, hunters and herders, dogs come in …

Pets

These 4 Dogs Have Been Patiently Waiting for More Than a Year for Forever Homes — Adopt Them?

Every pet deserves a warm bed and an even warmer hug.<p>Unfortunately, there are countless pets in this world that are homeless and yearning to make a …

Ford's Robot "Dog Nanny" Can Take Care Of Your Pet While You're Out

The automaker has come up with a new phone-controlled concept that could take your pet our for walks<p>Most pet owners know the daily heartbreak that …

Inside Nick Cave’s Whimsical Sculpture Installations

James Prinz Photography

Sculpture