Ecologists have found that thousands of drowning wildebeest contribute nutrients to their ecosystem in an example of the 'circle of life.'
Bees are traditionally viewed as hardworking insects but what most people would be surprised to know is that male bumblebees leave home and fly away without looking back. Researchers from the University of Exeter have discovered that male bumblebees make no effort to remember the nest they've come from.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has released a statement late last week regarding the country's plans of deporting hundreds of thousands of refugees and migrants that arrived in Germany for the past year. The German leader has been criticized worldwide for her decision to open the country's borders to refugees. Now she seems to be retracting her move, pushing for repatriation.
After Donald Trump won the elections, many people expressed their intent to join Elon Musk's mission to Mars on Twitter.
How's life in a town where polar bears passed through on a particular season? Smithsonian Channel's newest offering, "Polar Bear Town" docu-series will bring you to series of these encounters of different people to interesting characters of polar bears that frequents the area.
A new study suggests that the genetic ancestry of all non-Africans can be traced back to a single population that migrated out of Africa.
Climate change is causing Whooping cranes to change their migration patterns, and it’s the older cranes that are blazing new trails.
Many animal species have survived through the years by migrating to places that could serve as their refuge.
An underwater sinkhole in Aucilla River near Tallahassee revealed stone tools and mastodon bones that prove the existence of humans in the American Southeast by around 14,000 years ago. How they came to Florida, however, is still a mystery to the scientists.
Conservationist Sacha Dench will undertake a 4,500-mile flight with migrating Bewick's swans in September to find out why their numbers have been plummeting in the past two decades.
A new study from the University of Oxford revealed that the further turtle doves and reed warblers traveled, the more new neurons they had in their brain. Interestingly, however, researchers found the neurons are utilized for different purposes.
Pareiasaurs were massive herbivores that ruled the Earth long before dinosaurs. Despite their stumpy limbs, researchers have found China natives were actually world travelers, able to mingle with relatives in Russia and South Africa.
A huge number, 150,000, of Adélie penguins have disappeared from Antarctica's Commonwealth Bay. A recent study tied the occurrence to a giant iceberg that grounded in the area, isolating the penguins and causing them to starve to death. But critics are challenging that claim, suggesting that the birds relocated, instead.
Thousands of blacktip sharks in a huge congregation were recently caught on-camera in South Florida.
Yellowstone National Park is expected to kill nearly 900 of its bison this winter, marking the largest cull since 2008. Although laws state that culls are needed to manage growing populations and protect Montana's livestock for infectious diseases bison may be carrying, conservationists argue this large-scale slaughter is unnecessary and brutal -- they have filed a lawsuit claiming that the public has a right to witness this year's controversial cull.