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Bison coming 'home' to Montana Indian reservation

Descendants of a bison herd captured and sent to Canada more than a century ago will be relocated to a Montana American Indian reservation next month, in what tribal leaders bill as a homecoming for a species emblematic of ...

dateMar 28, 2016 in Ecology
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Parasites of endangered animals should be conserved

Conservation managers who try to keep members of endangered animal species parasite-free are well-intentioned but this approach is misguided, according to a new research paper co-authored by a zoologist at New Zealand's University ...

dateMar 21, 2016 in Ecology
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Could humans hibernate?

On cold, dark days it is tempting to imagine shutting yourself away until the warmer weather returns. Many animals do just that by entering a state known as torpor, which reduces their bodily functions to a minimum and uses ...

dateMar 16, 2016 in Other
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