Researchers have found three new species of miniature salamanders from the mountain forests of Oaxaca, Mexico.
Violent, attacking rage in mice could be turned on and off by brain adjustments in a recent study. Researchers say that learning more about brain circuitry regarding aggression in male mice could lend clues later to what drives human actions.
A recent analysis of the fecal matter of three different species of baleen whales, by Harvard and the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, found intriguing similarities between the ocean giants and hippos and large, toothy predators.
Usually it's assumed that bats' impressive echolocating -- finding their way through darkness via echoes bounced off objects -- is done in a certain way. But a new study says it's actually a far simpler maneuver.
Vampire bats are not, after all, spending all their time biting farm animals in the dark of night. They spend a higher proportion of their time on social grooming than several other kinds of bats, actually.
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.