When it comes to chimpanzees, it seems that the "new girl" may have the upper hand in former stronger female bonds, new research says.
Dogs have long been known as man's best friend, and now new research shows that their special bond with humans may go back earlier than thought.
Scientists are still working to figure out how various noise pollution affects marine animals, and now new research suggests that the building of wind turbines may be putting the hearing of UK harbor seals at risk.
Giant pandas are known for their voracious appetite for bamboo, but these furry mammals are actually meant to eat meat.
Today's snakes are known for slithering on the ground, but new surprising research says that the first snakes on Earth were likely stealthy predators that boasted legs, ankles, and even toes.
Despite concerns from conservationists, Zambia is preparing to lift a 2013 ban on the hunting of wild lions and leopards in order to raise funds.
Chronic disease can wreak havoc on a pack of wild animals living together, but new research shows that if carnivores simply cooperate, they can lessen their impact and increase their chances of survival.
A new species of marine roly poly pillbug - actually, make that two new species - were recently discovered in Los Angles, a new study describes.
It's no secret that in recent years, US honeybee and butterfly populations have been in serious decline. Though it wouldn't be the first time, now the federal government is stepping in, announcing its plan to boost numbers of these helpful pollinators.
Scientists are just beginning to understand how whales produce sound, and now new research suggests that like humans, North Atlantic right whales boast unique individual voices.
With summer right around the corner, it'll soon be time for a good old-fashioned picnic. The only thing that might ruin your good time is a pesky fruit fly, which can be shooed away with the simple wave of your hand. But have you ever thought about what that fruit fly could be thinking, for example, if it's actually afraid as it flees the scene? Well, researchers now suggest that fruit flies may be able to feel emotion.
Fish are known for being seemingly cold-hearted creatures, swimming the cool depths of our vast oceans. But now scientists have discovered the first fully warm-blooded fish, and it's making them question how much we really know about marine life.
For as long as experts have been researching how bats hunt, they have also seen that some moths have the unique ability to jam honing sonar. Among hawkmoths, for instance, the sonic calls of bats are apparently disrupted by dissonant signals coming from the insects' genitals. Now, researchers think they have determined the evolutionary roots of this unusual defensive adaptation.
Ants are pretty clever insects, with researchers recently finding that certain species can even double their survival rate using impressive jaw jumps.
US honeybee populations continue to suffer - the reason for which still eludes scientists - as new research has revealed that their numbers have dropped more than 40 percent during the year spanning April 2014 to April 2015.