London Zoo on Wednesday carried out its annual weigh-in as it sought to keep track of more than 17,000 animals in its care.
Well known among nature's best tricksters for their ability to change color to fit their background, chameleons have yet another talent up their lizardly sleeves – eyes that swivel around and appear to be looking in two ...
An international team of scientists has sequenced the genome of an octopus, bringing researchers closer to discovering the genes involved in the creature's unusual biology, including its ability to change skin color and texture ...
Imagine you are crossing a stream over a fallen log. How fast would you walk across? Probably fairly slowly, balancing carefully as you go. Now imagine you are being chased by a bear. How fast should you cross the stream?
If there is a certain pool of choices and we can exclude A and B, we can easily deduce that C must be the appropriate choice. The ability of animals to be able to solve this has been the focus of many studies in recent comparative ...
An international research team has some good news for the struggling honeybee, and the millions of people who depend on them to pollinate crops and other plants.
Arachnophobes fearful of spiders jumping, creeping or falling into their beds now have something new to worry about. Some spiders might also glide in through the window.
Spiders terrify many people but one man's passion for a flamboyant creepy crawly with captivating courtship rituals is converting arachnophobes to arachnophiles, one amusing video at a time.
Researchers have conducted a study to determine at which stage of a cricket's life cycle the introduction of a parasite affects calling behaviors.
The smaller of the two giant panda cubs born over the weekend at the US's Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington is on antibiotics and being bottle-fed, zookeepers said Tuesday.