How do spiders choose a Valentine? New research indicates that for male tarantulas, it might be as simple as which girl is standing on the right.
Researchers have found, using radar, that migrating birds fly faster in the spring than in the autumn. How do scientists measure bird flight?
Migration patterns in humpback whales are so consistent that the different groups have actually separated into subspecies, according to a new study.
Zoos have breeding programs to maintain numbers of various animals in captivity. What’s the reasoning behind the killing of Marius the giraffe?
Why do cats purr? For a variety of reasons including self-comfort and requests for food. It’s even possible that the frequency of the vibration has healing properties!
What sound does a fox make? It all depends on the situation and the aggressiveness of the individual, but sounds include screams, snorts, squeals and barks.
Tarantula venom could fight the pesky insects of farms and homes – a new study from Australia finds spider poison is effective as an edible poison for bugs.