Think your dog is smarter than most? Now you can put the pooch through a series of science-based tests that reveal its cognitive style.
Like people choosing which path to take from the grocery store, bats develop preferred routes and remember them.
Isolation from wolves seems to be the crucial step to the evolution of the modern domesticated dog.
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Dogs are more capable of understanding situations from a human's point of view than has previously been recognised, according to researchers. They found dogs were four times more likely to steal food they had been forbidden, when lights were turn
Secret Lives of Wild Animals Captured by 1 Million Camera-Trap Images
Can we use our brains to directly control machines -- without requiring a body as the middleman? Miguel Nicolelis talks through an astonishing experiment, in which a clever monkey in the US learns to control a monkey avatar, and then a robot arm...
NBC 7 San Diego reports that a video of a group of dolphins, called a pod, spanning seven miles of ocean off the coast of San Diego was recorded Thursday from aboard a tour boat.
Half of all pigs live in China – and well over half of them eat feed laced with antibiotic "growth promoters". Now Chinese and US researchers have found that this practice is spawning a tide of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Idaho Wolves...and a lesson about "Good Intentions"
A new theory explains why homing pigeons are so good at navigating back to their nests--and why sometimes they are not.
A dog whose rejection by his owner caused an Internet uproar has been adopted into a new, and presumably more tolerant, home.
At first glance, Kristian Schmidt and Shawn Heinrichs’ photos of models swimming with whale sharks off the coast of the Philippines appear heavily Photoshopped.
Moment mammal stuck on fishing line pushed itself into scuba instructor and waited patiently to be freed
They slither through the Florida Everglades, wreaking havoc on the ecosystem. They can grow to more than 17 feet in length.
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Bobcat kitten gets stuck in wall.
A cat, busted in a Brazilian prison with saws and drills strapped to his body, has used right to remain silent on the details of the prison break. A cat has been caught in a Brazilian prison for delivering materials that would help the inmates es
When their blind eight-year-old dog went missing from their remote Alaskan home in a heavy snowstorm, the Grapengeter family felt sure they'd never see her again.
A unique spider in the Amazon rainforest was recently spotted using bits of leaves and dead insects to create larger-scale decoy spider shapes in its web, which it uses to ward off predators.
Albino animals are very rare in nature, and man has long had a fascination for these creatures since ancient times. Some cultures regard albinos as sacred animals, and they have even been the basis of great legends and folklore.
The benefits of living with an engineer
A pair of highly trained canines guided a modified car along a New Zealand race track Monday, passing their doggie driving tests with flying collars on live television, despite the odd off-road detour.
Environmentalists and nationalists held opposing rallies over the issue of Japan’s dolphin and whale hunts in a rare showdown in central Tokyo on Saturday, leading to angry scenes.
The European parliament on Thursday called a definitive halt to shark finning, the long contested practice of fishermen slicing off fins and throwing the live body overboard to drown.
We Americans raised about 254 million turkeys this year, and ran up a $9.1 million turkey trade deficit by importing even more birds from Canada, according to the Census Bureau.
The producers of “The Hobbit” movies on Tuesday rejected allegations that animals died on set during the making of director Peter Jackson’s highly anticipated Tolkien trilogy in New Zealand.
First, we brought you RoboZoo. And while mechanical animals are cool, we still love paper. So we rounded up an ark-full of origami bears, birds and bugs.
A new video that seems to show a Bigfoot-like beast rearing up in a Utah brush patch is racking up millions of views on the web, but are there any compelling facts in the compelling footage?
In the midst of Hurricane Sandy hundreds of people and their pets were displaced from their homes, with some of the tragic stories still unfolding.