Honey bees spend hours each day collecting pollen and packing it into tidy bundles attached to their hind legs.
Study reveals declines in distribution of many species of bees and hoverflies
A far-reaching global study led by University of Colorado Boulder scientists has found that climate is a critical determinant of microbial diversity on amphibian skin, with colder, more variable temperatures producing richer bacterial communities than warmer, more stable environments.
A Costa-Rican lizard species may have evolved scuba-diving qualities allowing it to stay underwater for 16 minutes, according to faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
Gene editing quickly reveals gene's necessary influence on nutrition's effect
First time exact facial mimicry has been seen outside of humans and gorillas
Seychelles warblers live and breed in family groups on the tiny island of Cousin. In each group, a dominant female and male reproduce.
Feathers revealed in a 125 million-year-old fossil of a bird hatchling shows it came out of the egg running
Technology creates an 'EasyPass' tollbooth for giant bluefin tuna; sheds light on natural mortality, migration of world's most lucrative fish
Conservation strategies focused on connectivity and coexistence could help
Honey bee colonies foraging on land with a strong cover of clover species and alfalfa do more than three times as well than if they are put next to crop fields of sunflowers or canola, according to a study just published in Scientific Reports by an Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist and his colleagues.
Coyotes eat deer, but not enough to limit the deer population at a large scale. A new study of deer numbers across the eastern United States has found that the arrival and establishment of coyote predators has not caused the number of deer harvested by hunters to decline.
Increasing numbers of tourists are interested in observing wildlife such as African elephants, and income generated from tourism potentially aids in the protection of animals and their habitats. However, a new Journal of Zoology study reveals that wildlife tourism may be a stressor for free-ranging elephants.
Scientists at Queen Mary University of London have discovered a never before reported behaviour of queen bumblebees.
Food safety regulations increasingly pressure growers to remove hedgerows, ponds and other natural habitats from farms to keep out pathogen-carrying wildlife and livestock. Yet, this could come at the cost of biodiversity.