Apex predators like lions, tigers and sharks are often thought of as deadly creatures - and they are, no doubt. But when it comes to being the most effective hunter in the animal kingdom, their numbers don't fair nearly as well as the dragonfly, which research suggests might be the most effective hunter in the animal kingdom.
Asian carp, an invasive fish species known to unravel entire food chains by devouring resources and breeding rapidly, have likely found their way into the Great Lakes, according to an Associated Press report on a recent study, which refutes a government analysis which downplays the plausibility of the troublesome fish living the Great Lake system.
A wildlife surveillance camera on the outskirts of Boulder, Colo. has recorded the area's first sighting of a North American river otter in about 100 years, according to local media reports.
A new species of leafcutter bee is as particular about its pollen as Noam Chomsky is about his sandwiches. But the bee was named after the famed linguist because the man who discovered it is a fan of Chomsky's work.
The results of a two-year study on the migratory patterns of great white sharks has revealed some new insights on previously unknown behavioral patterns of female white sharks in the Pacific Ocean, as well as potential threats from commerical fishing the sharks face on their migration path.
A male Florida panther was released at the Rotenberger Wildlife Management Area by The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).
Researchers have now found weapons that were made from the teeth of a shark species previously unknown to science.
A new study reveals that metal pollution absorbed by flowers may be adversely affecting bumblebees' ability to forage.
According to a new study, male bats perform oral sex on female bats - a behavior previously uncommon in mammals apart from humans.
A swarm of bees nesting on a tree in Austin, Texas was so big that it took two days to remove, prompting officials to partially close a city street to keep people from getting too close to the swarm.
Brought to the United States in 2002, emerald ash borers threaten many of the nation's ash trees.
A fish farmer in Canada has successfully eliminated male species from his Arctic char pools, a reported first in Canada fisheries.
New York City gorilla Pattycake died at age 40, said a statement released by the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo.
The gecko's ability to stick on leaves and twigs during heavy rain has always fascinated researchers studying the lizards. The study on geckos has brought scientists a step closer to develop an adhesive that can stick under water.
Ronan, a sea lion, has now become the first non-human mammal who can keep up with a beat. The ability to keep a track of beat was previously found only in birds like parrots that can mimic human voice.