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Making room for wildlife: 4 essential reads

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation Millions of Americans enjoy observing and photographing wildlife near their homes or on trips. But...

Why do flocks of birds swoop and swirl together in the...

Tom Langen, Clarkson University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If...

Deer have antlers, walruses have tusks – here’s why so few...

Alexandre V. Palaoro, Clemson University and João C. T. Menezes, UMass Amherst Mating season in the animal kingdom can...

African wild dogs cope with human development using skills they rely...

Scott Creel, Montana State University Large carnivores in Africa are important from ecological, economic and cultural perspectives, but human...

Zoos and aquariums shift to a new standard of ‘animal welfare’...

Michael J. Renner, Drake University In 1980 I visited the zoo in a major U.S. city and found row after row of bare concrete...

We used peanuts and a climbing wall to learn how squirrels...

Lucia F. Jacobs, University of California, Berkeley; Nathaniel Hunt, University of Nebraska Omaha, and Robert J. Full, University of California, Berkeley

Don’t hike so close to me: How the presence of humans...

Jeremy Dertien, Clemson University ; Courtney Larson, University of Wyoming, and Sarah Reed, Colorado State University Millions of Americans...

We discovered a 115,000-year-old iguana nest fossil in the Bahamas

Anthony J. Martin, Emory University and Melissa Hage, Emory University A pregnant iguana dug into a vegetated sand dune about 115,000 years ago on a...

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A melting Arctic and weird weather: the plot thickens

By Jennifer Francis, Rutgers University Everyone loves to talk about the weather, and this winter Mother Nature has served up a feast to chew on....