Humans have always been amazed by the varying kinds and looks of birds. While some winged creatures like eagles are just magnificent, some birds can be little and dainty.
Advanced solar-powered tracking devices allow researchers to follow previously hard-to-study animals as they feed, socialize or migrate. In turn, this data could be used to make better wildlife and habitat management decisions.
Scientists were happily surprised to learn that two California condors, an endangered species trying to make a comeback, secretly mated, the fruits of their romance making a newborn chick.
A new California condor chick is the first to hatch in the wild in Utah, an enormous feat since the species was reintroduced in northern Arizona in 1996, a team of biologists confirmed Tuesday.