Experts say cats may hold even more potential than dogs when it comes to sniffing out missing persons, bombs drugs and diseases.
A 24-year-old female chimpanzee in Japan has a genetic disorder not observed in her species since 1969, one that looks similar to Down syndrome in humans.
The foie gras industry is hit hard by the country's latest defense against the spread of the highly pathogenic H5N8 virus.
Rumors of the 307-million-year-old Tully monster's vertebrate ways were greatly exaggerated: A new study argues that the bizarre marine animal had no backbone.
All of the newly found frogs are nocturnal and four tiny ones sound just like insects.
The loss of about 25,000 elephants at Gabon's Minkébé National Park highlights how sanctuaries can inadvertently make animals easy targets to poachers.
A new system to identify the primates earns high scores for accuracy, offering the promise of better long-term tracking data to inform conservation strategies.
The legendary Wisdom, the world's oldest banded bird, has returned to her home base on Midway Atoll to raise another chick.
A new study compares traditional, ground-based bird surveys against unmanned aerial vehicles rigged with audio recorders.
A vibration message formerly understood to be a warning signal to the colony turns out to have another meaning as well.