The latest in a long line of destructive invasive species in Florida might be one of the worst.
Champa, a 3-year-old Asiatic black bear, was operated on to cure hydrocephalus.
Plus, the best colored monkey butts on the internet!
It's cute! But not a major step forward for feline cognition.
Living at 3,300 feet in one of the most inhospitable habitats on Earth, this fish has evolved in a very peculiar way.
Is your idea of a bat something scary like a vampire bat or weird like a leaf-nosed bat? Meet the blossom bat. Even its name is adorable!
It fools prey into thinking it's not even there. Is it using some kind of never-before-seen chemical camouflage?
Also she is a very charming sea lion.
Super-light, flapping-wing flight in any direction
The roar of the millions-strong Magicicada is due back on the east coast this summer--the first time in 17 years. Here's how to track it.
The European wildcat has a favorite place to pee, just like George Costanza.
Whatever's killing honeybees is getting worse, but we still don't know what it is.
Guess the species (either common or Linnaean) by tweeting at us--we're @PopSci
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A Thai man was caught in an airport trying to pick up 54 ploughshare tortoises. There are perhaps 400 ploughshare tortoises in the wild.
It's vague, and carries no actual weight, but we're sure this arctic fox is pleased to know that there's a 7-point scheme to save it when its habitat melts.