Featured in animal behavior
‘Super puppies’ keep calm and carry on in the most stressful situations
Trainers are reducing stress on young hunting dogs by selectively adding it.
The real reason we’re seeing more wildlife during the pandemic
Some animals may be changing their routines and territories, but we might just be noticing them more.
Social distancing works—just ask lobsters, ants, and vampire bats
By studying animal behavior, scientists can shape new approaches to preventing infectious diseases.
Did humans truly domesticate dogs? Canine history is more of a mystery than you think.
A new wave of research probes how Fido went from fierce to friendly.
Watch meerkats engage in a fiercely adorable war dance
These little carnivores mean serious business.
Why do some animals engage in same-sex sexual behavior? The better question is… why not?
Same-sex attraction may be a gift from an ancient ancestor.
Why turkeys circle dead things—the creepy vigil, explained
Gobble, gobble, toil and trouble
How to stay safe around moose
Don't end up on a wild moose chase.
These ancient trilobites are forever frozen in a conga line
We can’t tell if they were dancing, but we can learn something about their social lives—up until their untimely deaths.
Despite appearances, your cat does love you
Cats form tight bonds with their humans just like babies and dogs—even if they don’t always show it.