Another strike for climate change: reindeer in the Norwegian Arctic are losing weight drastically with limited access to food.
This Christmas, Santa might find it hard to maneuver his sleigh as a new study from the British Ecological Society (BES) has revealed that reindeer are getting smaller and hungrier -- all because of climate change in the North Pole.
A new research from the University of Vienna has revealed that the vocal tract of non-human primates such as monkeys and apes are designed for talking but their brains are not wired for it.
Giraffes are now at risk of extinction as their numbers reportedly dropped by 40 percent in the last 30 years. With all the attention on global warming and climate change, many were surprised to find giraffes slowly disappearing. Scientists believe that if their population declines further, giraffes will be vulnerable to extinction.
A mythical sea blob, which has been first sighted more than a century ago, has finally been discovered by scientists in Monterey Bay. There are archives of recordings from various scientists from the early 1900s who described a tiny, orb-like creature found in the sea that looks similar to a small jellyfish. However, there had been no accompanying specimens for the findings, a reason for scientists to pass it off either as a mythical creature or a creature that has then been extinct.
Animal conservationists around the globe are lauding the efforts of Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev to save the snow leopards dwelling in the mountainous regions of the former Soviet-controlled nation.
Scientists find that the cat’s Velcro-like tongue is the answer to the effectiveness of their self-grooming
Research showed that bluebirds inhabiting the California vineyards are beneficial to the winegrowers after studying their poop.
A recent study published in the Journal of Current Biology has found strong evidence that dogs have “episodic memory,” or the amazing ability to recall events from the past, even seemingly unimportant ones at the time it happened, just like their humans.
Pigs are much more like humans than you think.
Small blue penguins in New Zealand are certainly getting a lot of love. Just recently, an underpass was created especially for them to protect them from vehicles and afford them a bit of privacy from gawking tourists.
It is normal for people to have a bucket list when they find out they only have a few months to live, but who would have thought that a dog can have one too?
Ever wondered why humans burts into an involuntary laugh when tickled? A new study reveals that the same effect happens on rats too, and it may be traced to brain activity.
Vampire bats have a penchant for the blood of wild pigs, and it could have disastrous effects throughout Brazil.