In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, researchers are peeking into the lives of animals who are trying to make it in the big city. Using strategically placed cameras, they’re trying to answer how urban life affects wild animals…
By Fedor Kossakovski
Ligers, tigons and other hybrid animals sound fun, until you learn about their health issues.
By Jonathan Wosen, STAT
Plastic surgeon Dr. Coleen Stice mostly operates on humans – that is, until the zoo calls for assistance. She has operated on a bald eagle, fixed cleft palates on dogs, and done minor reconstructive surgery on pigs and cats. Her…
By Kerry L. Shaw, Scientific American
Coqui frogs -- voracious, cacaphonous amphibians -- have already disrupted the ecosystem of Hawaii's Big Island. Now they've got a foothold in the Golden State…
By Julia Griffin
Derrick Campana made the jump to animal prosthetics and orthotics 12 years ago -- when few, if anyone, created artificial limbs for dogs and other pets.
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, we take a look at one Virginia man who has dedicated his life to assisting animals with disabilities by fabricating braces and prosthetics fit for Fido.
By David Hu, Patricia Yang, The Conversation
Defecation duration is surprisingly similar throughout the mammal world. The average mammal defecates for 12 seconds, even though volume varies greatly between species.
By Kristin Hugo
Rancher Shelby Hendershot collects photos and specimens of deformed livestock to expose what causes these often disregarded mutations.
By Nicholas Dodman, The Conversation
#CatSquare, the latest social media craze, could be caused by cats' proclivity to seek out spaces that give them a sense of safety and security.
After one failed attempt to rescue a lion and bear from the Mosul zoo in Iraq, a team from Four Paws this week successfully brought Simba and Lula to their new home -- an animal sanctuary in Jordan.
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