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By combining screams, chimps seem to know 400 ‘words’
In more than 900 hours of recordings from wild chimpanzees, researchers heard hundreds of unique phrases that could resemble a language.
A close look at amber fossils that have stuck through the ages
Like archival animation cels, the most rarefied amber specimens reveal stories frozen in time.
Saltwater crocodiles are eating a lot of feral hogs in Australia
Once low in numbers, the saltwater croc is thriving where wild swine is available as prey.
This itty bitty bat flew across two continents at record speed
The female journeyed more than 1,500 miles, from frigid Russia to the scenic French Alps.
What to do if you find a turtle in the road
Slow and steady is the right approach.
We have a lot to learn from Indigenous people’s oyster-shucking practices
Communities sustainably harvested oyster reefs for thousands of years. Then colonization came along.
Climate change could introduce humans to thousands of new viruses
To prevent future pandemics, we need to connect the dots between the spread of disease and the destruction of the planet.
Before they grow into splendor, flamingos are just awkward floofs
Take a photographic journey through the Yucatán's busiest flamingo nursery.
The biggest myth about dog breeds
If you think your dog is fiercely independent because it's a husky, you're probably just projecting.
The copper jaws of venomous bloodworms could be a win for sustainable manufacturing
The efficient building process of these unique fangs could improve how composite materials are made.