A species of vesper bat has largely expanded its range across Europe since the 1980s. Researchers say climate change is likely the cause.
Painted bunting has come to vacation at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, N.Y. Not only is the male bird out of its natural range, but it is out of season -- right about now he should be basking in the Florida sun.
Iberian lynx fossils dating to 1.6 million years ago were recently recovered from a cave in Barcelona, Spain. It's the oldest lynx specimen ever found, suggesting the species arrived in the area 500,000 years earlier than originally estimated.