Egyptian geese are aggressively territorial, but weren't able to deter a baboon intent on eating their eggs.
Advances in weaponry and cartography had deadly repercussions in World War I, which the United States entered 100 years ago today.
The endangered big cats are hanging on in Russia, the first country-wide survey of the animal suggests, while scientists and conservationists debate future protections.
Shining light on the exploitation of wildlife.
Maryn McKenna on public health and infectious disease.
Crabs can stimulate sea anemones to reproduce asexually—the first known example of such behavior, a new study says.
Astronomers have at last pinpointed the home galaxy of an extremely powerful radio blast, offering clues to what caused the enigmatic event.
Forget Facebook: Rhinos get their gossip by sniffing feces at a communal latrine, a new study says.
The 16 eggs will be raised in captivity and then released into the Australian bush, according to the reptile-relocation group.
J2, the killer whale known as Granny, avoided being sold to a marine park in the 1960s and went on to lead a pod of orcas for another half century.