Off the coast of New Zealand, high-tech video gear attached to the swift cetaceans helps scientists glimpse little-seen behaviors such as mother-calf interaction.
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.
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.
A dog-sized creature from 260 million years ago named Euchambersia had the anatomical features necessary to deliver a payload of poison, new research finds.
A dazzling cavern and a close-up of an orca pod help round out the visual feast.
The Sawmill Sink yields a well-preserved skeleton and shell that allow researchers to obtain DNA samples
A new tool from the NOAA applies years worth of blue whale data to areas of the sea where little is known about the creatures.