Current medical adhesives work well outside the body, but the challenge is making adhesives for the human body's watery internal environment. Enter the caddisfly.
By Julia Griffin
A Greenland shark just took home the gold medal for longest-living vertebrate. This slow-moving native of the Arctic and North Atlantic can live to be 272 years old, according to a new study in Science.
By PBS NewsHour
Humans tend to view animals as a source of entertainment, but anthropologist Laurel Braitman is more concerned with entertaining them. That’s why she started putting on music concerts for everything from wolves to miniature donkeys. The only rules: no people,…
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- Make room, bald eagle. The House has voted to designate the bison the national mammal of the United States.
By Dominique Bonessi
The world’s largest population of Grauer’s gorilla, also known as eastern lowland gorillas, have plummeted in the midst of a nearly two-decade civil war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
By Joshua Barajas
A German shorthaired pointer named CJ was appointed top dog Tuesday night at the nation’s most prestigious dog competition.
Researchers found that of the 244 species photographed, just 22 percent decreased in number – suggesting protected areas can maintain overall biodiversity.
For nearly a decade, scientists have used motion-triggered cameras to capture animals living in protected areas around the world. Researchers from the Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring Network have sifted through those pictures, which show that efforts to preserve habitats…
By PBS NewsHour
With an estimated 80 million feral cats in communities across the United States, there is growing a controversy on how to deal with them. Euthanizing cats has been the traditional approach, but many animal rights activists believe that approach is…
Federal wildlife officials announced Thursday that the West Indian manatee, which once drifted close to extinction, will be reclassified as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act.
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