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Watch a gray wolf annoy a grizzly bear by biting its butt
It's the second video from Yellowstone in recent weeks.
Two-legged dinosaurs wagged their tails like giant, scaly puppies
Were they trying to save energy, or just happy to see you?
Lockdown made cities friendlier for some birds
Sightings of bald eagles and many other species increased as noise and traffic dropped.
How to turn your garden into a tortoise sanctuary
Encourage these slow visitors to stay a while.
The next generation of skincare might come from frog foam
Túngara frogs protect their eggs with a special foam that scientists want to use for future, long-acting topical antibiotics.
How to not get pricked by a North American porcupine
Don’t panic—this spiky friend is largely harmless.
This 120-million-year-old bird may have been one of the first to shake its tail feathers
The magpie-sized Yuanchuavis probably wasn’t a strong flyer, but it did dress to impress.
Schoolkids in New Zealand discovered a new species of giant penguin
The new fossil is one of the most intact specimens of giant penguins we have.
Cyclones can be fatal for seabirds, but not in the way you think
An analysis of puffins and other birds could explain mysterious mass die-offs.
11 views of the microscopic world in brilliant detail
Our favorites from the 2021 Nikon's Small World awards.