Have you ever run into a wall glass window or wall that you didn’t realize was there? Turns out bats do the same thing with walls that produce weak echoes that throw off their sonar perception.
Humans aren’t the only creatures that can get homesick. Recent research into mice’s attachment to home has given scientists a peak into mood disorders and addictions as it relates to hormonal activity.
From the glaring streetlights to the loud music pulsing from our speakers, everything we do has the potential to harm wildlife. Researchers are delving deeper into the details of how our actions are impacting U.S. bird species.
The Hainan gibbon is currently the most endangered species of primate in the world. Habitat connectivity is one of the many problems they are facing, so scientists stepped in to provide them a way to get from canopy to canopy.
The 2020 Australian bushfires are regarded as some of the worst in recent history. Due to the tremendous losses, koalas may now face extinction as early as 2050. Still, scientists think they can learn from the devastation to ensure greater survivorship for koalas in future blazes.
Black mammalogists are preparing for their turn in the series of Twitter takeover events for the nationwide Black Lives Matter movement. This time, the STEM-focused activism highlights Black excellence in the field of mammalogy.
The ocelot is quite a mysterious feline, especially within its old stomping grounds of the United States. Jason Lombardi and his team set out to uncover the mysteries of this elusive creature, and were surprised to learn stunning truths of its habitat space use in South Texas.
COVID-19 continues to spread like wildfire in the United States. What can you do to protect yourself as a marijuana smoker? Switching to edibles just may be your only option at this time.
People often wonder why there are no bears in Europe. Well, once, this continent did have an incredible species that outweighed even the biggest grizzlies…. What ever happened to the European cave bear?
As attendance plummets for zoos around the world due to quarantine orders related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, keepers and managers are left reeling on financial issues. Some zoos have even considered feeding animals to one another due to food shortages.
Coronaviruses originate in animals and when transmitted to humans, cause severe respiratory complications. Scientists are looking to uncover the link between the SARS-CoV-2 virus and humans.