Animals

For first time, researchers complete map of every vertebrate on earth

The newly finished 'Atlas of Life' contains some amazing stats and facts.

Nobody's photographed a sand kitten in the wild ... until now

A research team just found this rare animal in the African desert.

Playful primate cam broadcasting cheer to kids at hospital

The daily lives of meddling monkeys and optimistic orangutans are being live-streamed to a children's wing.

How the Hoover Dam is putting muscle into its mussel problem

Mussels are preventing the dam from making energy, and an Israeli company has a solution.

Thousands gather in Tel Aviv to march for animal rights

Organizers say it's one of the largest animal rights demonstrations in history.

Are these the genes that taught humans to speak?

Scientists figured out how the DNA responsible for our voices changed as our ancient ancestors evolved.

Did this ancient fishing spot create civilization?

This valley may have been so lush that it allowed hunter-gatherers to develop towns before farming.

Love at first sight: Mama monkey adopts baby chicken

Watch this most adorable duo convince us that the world is an OK place after all.

What can anti-social bees teach us about autism in humans?

We're not so different, you and I. A new study draws intriguing comparisons between bees and people.

The comedian who cleaned shark tanks

American comedian Danny Lobell cleaned shark tanks (with sharks inside) and bred hairless cats, all in the name of being broke.

The most resilient animal in the world is a tiny species you've probably never heard of

Count on this guy when times get tough. Like, apocalypse-level tough.

These spiders are masters of disguise

The arachnids act like ants to avoid being eaten.

These females really know how to attract their mates

Scientists discover a pheromone female insects use to signal males that they're ready to do the deed.

Get a sneak peek of landlocked Jerusalem’s new aquarium

The 70,000-square-foot aquarium is set to open later this month.

Could growing bigger fish help solve the world’s hunger problems?

Professor discovers a non-GMO way to make tilapia 25% larger.