Study shows medium-sized mammals may be more at risk of extinction than large or small species
Colossal new predatory dino terrorized early tyrannosaurs
A new species of carnivorous dinosaur – one of the three largest ever discovered in North America – lived alongside and competed with small-bodied tyrannosaurs 98 million years ago. This newly discovered ...
New evidence suggests earliest trilobites were able to partially roll up their bodies
Field study shows titi monkeys convey both location and predator type with vocal alarms
Russian scientists make rare find of 'blood' in mammoth
Russian scientists claimed Wednesday they have discovered blood in the carcass of a woolly mammoth, adding that the rare find could boost their chances of cloning the prehistoric animal.
Eagle-eyeing researchers design swooping quadrotors with claws (w/ video)
Shark found to have bioluminescence on both dorsal spine and belly
Jurassic insect that mimicked ginkgo leaves discovered
Life, and death, of Triceratops: Fossilized tooth marks shed light on T.Rex's gruesome hunting practices
Researchers discover cuttlefish able to mimic female on half its body (w/ Video)
Woolly mammoth extinction has lessons for modern climate change
Although humans and woolly mammoths co-existed for millennia, the shaggy giants disappeared from the globe between 4,000 and 10,000 years ago, and scientists couldn't explain until recently exactly how the ...
Social or stinky? New study reveals how animal defenses evolve
When people see a skunk, the reaction usually is "Eww," but when they see a group of meerkats peering around, they often think "Aww."
Living on islands makes animals tamer
(Phys.org) —Most of us have seen pictures and probably YouTube videos of "tame" animals on the Galapagos Islands, the biological paradise that was Charles Darwin's major source of inspiration as he obse ...
Loss of large carnivores poses global conservation problem
In ecosystems around the world, the decline of large predators such as lions, dingoes, wolves, otters, and bears is changing the face of landscapes from the tropics to the Arctic – but an analysis of 31 ...