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Australian cockatoos are teaching each other to open trash cans
Sulfur-crested cockatoos living in the Sydney suburbs are going through a kind of cultural renaissance.
Many animals climate-control their homes. Global warming could mess with that.
Nests and dens are often designed to stay at a reasonable temperature.
Jumping spiders have a mysterious nighttime habit
The reason why is still unknown.
Cats love sitting in boxes so much they’ll even sit in fake ones
"If I fits, I sits," but make it science.
Sharks have a sixth sense for navigating the seas
A new study suggests bonnethead sharks may rely on the Earth's magnetic field to move about the ocean.
Watch a black bear take on a striped skunk in a surprising faceoff
Bears usually avoid skunks, but in this throwback clip, both mammals stand their ground for an epic showdown.
Were rocks on the menu for these ancient birds?
A deeper look at crystals pulled from a fossil’s stomach presents an intriguing counterargument.
What does the red fox say?
Put your Wes Anderson notions behind you.
Is your dog actually smart? Depends on its memory.
Playtime can be a good way to test a pet’s genius.
Doggie DNA tests help predict the breeds that will be Puppy Bowl MVPs
The rambunctious game brings science into the mix for a little player-by-player analysis.