Recent breakthroughs have allowed researchers from across the Western Hemisphere to begin building a library of avian DNA filled with insights about where birds migrate and their resilience to mounting pressures.
Bar-tailed Godwits regularly travel more than 7,000 miles non-stop. One enthusiast is spreading the word of their amazing migrations, with the help of a research project tracking 20 tagged birds in real-time.
About 4,200 years ago, horseback riding allowed people to travel farther and faster than ever before, spurring migration throughout Europe and Asia.
The birds can bust open garbage lids—and the behavior is catching on fast, which could be a sign of social learning
Uğur Şahin, chief executive of Germany's BioNTech, partnered with US drug company Pfizer and took less than a year to get a vaccine approved.
Of all the leopards, the Amur leopard is the most critically endangered. Hunted largely for its beautiful, spotted fur, the loss of each Amur leopard puts the species at greater risk of extinction. Support WWF in its efforts to protect the species and its habitat.
We're beginning to understand how and why one species goes after larger foes - and it may have something to do with evading kidnapper ants.
Baxter, the cat from next door This cat totally gets still portraiture, and how to irritate our cats by lying nonchalantly in various strategic and contentious locations in our yard. Not sure what happened to the EXIF data. Taken with the Nikon 70.0-200.0 mm f/2.8 @ 200.0 mm, f/2.8, 1/125 sec, ISO 100.