Apparently lions and hyenas on African savannahs are not at all fazed by zebra stripes, according to a new study from UC Davis and the University of Calgary, in Canada.
The 82-foot blue whale skeleton at the University of British Columbia's biodiversity museum was the subject of a 2011 Discovery Channel segment that hinted largely at terrible smells while the whale was being unearthed in eastern Canada. Recently, the skeleton received its first big cleaning.
A male's sperm has one job -- to fertilize a female's eggs. So why is sperm from rodents so much longer than that of larger mammals, such as primates, tigers and even whales? Researchers may now have the answer.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' public-comment period for considering whether to restore bison herds to the state ends in late September. After that, the agency will be a bit closer to deciding yay or nay regarding a publicly-managed herd in the state.
Researchers with James Cook University and others have worked out a way to more easily distinguish individual black leopards in Malaysia.