Friday, December 3, 2021

Animals

Fearsome Shark Takes Down a Pterosaur in Mid-Flight

USC researchers, studying bones at the L.A. County Natural History Museum, have found evidence of a fearsome shark taking to the sky to take...

Popularity of Traditional Chinese Medicine Threatens Wildlife

The popularity of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is growing rapidly among people who are seeking alternative healthcare remedies rather than relying on Western medicine...

How Wildlife in New England Handles the Winter

When we mere humans are standing outside bundled from head to toe and wincing in the wind, it may seem amazing — even troublesome —...

A Grateful Elephant

During the Song Dynasty, a hunter from Yangshan County (in present-day Guangdong Province) had caught some wild game, such as hares and pheasants, and...

Drug Pollution Is Passing From Stream Bugs to Predators

Sixty-nine pharmaceutical compounds have been detected in stream insects, some at concentrations that may threaten animals that feed on them, such as trout and...

Human Ancestors Not to Blame for Ancient Mammal Extinctions in Africa

New research disputes a long-held view that our earliest tool-bearing ancestors contributed to the demise of large mammals in Africa over the last several...

A Taiwanese Town Is Betting on Cats to Attract Tourists

Hujing, a small island off the coast of Taiwan, is trying to attract tourism and boost the local economy by transforming the region into...

310 Million-Year-Old Tiny Footprints Found in Grand Canyon

Hundreds of hikers each day pass by the fallen boulder along the Bright Angel Trail in Grand Canyon National Park. It might otherwise go...

How the King Lobster Louis Returned to the Sea

Butch Yamali is the CEO of the Dover Group in the United States. After becoming famous, he wanted to do something he had liked...

Meet America’s Fattest Bear of the Year

A brown bear from Alaska has been dubbed the fattest bear in America by an online poll conducted on Facebook. Voters were apparently impressed...
- Advertisement -

Popular