Featured by Grace Wade
This rainbow-scaled lizard lived anonymously in the Andes—until now
The Feiruz wood lizard is one of more than a dozen recently found Peruvian creatures.
These female hummingbirds don flashy male feathers to avoid unwanted harassment
Better meals and less harassment are perks for females who take on more flashy, masculine coloring.
Both bats and humans test out talking as infants
Greater Sac-winged bat pups have their own version of baby talk.
Young mice learn to parent by babysitting
Practice makes perfect for future rodent caretakers.
Scientists confirm that squirrels are amazing gymnasts
Smarts and skills are necessary for the creature's acrobatic skills.
Shark Week may be hurting, not helping, its namesake creature
More focus on conservation, and less on gore, is necessary to truly help shark species.
These killer whales go through menopause
Few mammals go through menopause, and the Biggs killer whale is one of them.
Puppies beat out young wolves in one important skill
There are some tricks you just can’t teach a baby wolf.
Wild birds don’t need your backyard feeders to survive
Birds like chickadees use our feeders as more of a snack then a main course.
An ‘extinct’ Australian mouse has been thriving on a remote protected island
The Gould mouse may live on, but the loss of other mammal species bodes poorly for overall ecosystem health.