Animals

Humans are just a tiny fraction of all life on Earth

That’s one of the many findings from the most comprehensive global census of living organisms ever done.

Would you eat a grasshopper?

An Israeli entrepreneur is hoping the insect becomes part of your daily diet.

Spiders prefer mating with older women – and they don't mind getting eaten afterward

So maybe their decision-making skills are questionable. But at least they died happy.

Fruit flies have orgasms – and, apparently, they’re amazing

In bizarre research project, scientists also discover why some fruit flies avoid getting drunk.

Lost dog found thanks to his awesome singing skills

Belting out a TV theme song helped this pooch find his owner.

Amazing photos of male ibexes fighting over ladies

Like other (ahem) animals, ibexes will do just about anything to get some.

Cavemen – they're just like us! New discovery finds ancients kept dogs as pets

Archaeologists uncovered latest finding while examining centuries-old canine teeth.

Could this new documentary film be the next 'Blackfish'?

'Trophy' will air on CNN to spotlight hunting and wildlife conservation in Africa.

Being kind to strangers isn't just a human thing

Bonobos do it, too.

This is the ancient animal your cat evolved from

It's still around, by the way.

The most beautiful Christmas trees are living underwater

See the strange animal that looks an awful lot like holiday decor.

How a company is turning wildlife destroyers into comfy marine homes

An Israeli startup figured out how to make concrete structures that are good for the environment.

The strange second life of Israel's black goats

A 70-year-old law has been reversed, clearing the way for grazing kids to play in the dirt again.

The strangest things we learned in 2017

We discovered so much odd stuff this year about aliens, tigers, apocalypses, goats, lawns and even Albert Einstein.

The dramatic search for one of the world’s most elusive creatures: sand kittens

These zoologists have spent years looking for the mysterious feline that lives in deserts from Morocco to Israel.