By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Sat, 08/31/2013 - 17:52
A federal court upheld a California law that prohibits the sale and production of foie gras because force-feeding birds to produce the delicacy is deemed animal cruelty.
By John Ericson | Tue, 08/27/2013 - 17:51
Meet Marisco and N.H. Flight of the Eagle, two certified llama therapists at Bellingham Health and Rehabilitation Center.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 08/10/2013 - 12:48
Age trumps species in a study of human empathy, in which researchers find that people feel for the plight of dogs more than adults.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Tue, 06/18/2013 - 09:08
A black bear mauls a man in Alaska after he fed it two pieces of meat from a church barbecue.
By Amber Moore | Thu, 01/10/2013 - 10:41
Baby sharks, while still in egg cases, can sense electric field of the predators and stay still to avoid being eaten.
By Christine Hsu | Mon, 01/07/2013 - 13:47
Japanese scientists managed to capture for the first time footage of a 26 ft giant squid drifting in the depths of the Pacific Ocean.
By Christine Hsu | Fri, 01/04/2013 - 16:18
Bonobos will give up their own meal for the company of strangers.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 01/03/2013 - 13:56
New study proves that you really can't have the brains and the brawn, after researchers found that a boost in brain size and cognitive ability comes at an expensive price.
By Christine Hsu | Wed, 01/02/2013 - 12:15
Male peacocks are already thinking about getting future conquests right before they're about to mate with their current peahen.
By Christine Hsu | Mon, 12/31/2012 - 14:43
Parrots, known for their uncanny ability to mimic sounds, also have personal musical tastes.
By Christine Hsu | Fri, 12/21/2012 - 10:35
Scientists exploring the Peruvian Amazon have discovered a spider that builds giant decoy "spiders" to hang in its web.
By Christine Hsu | Tue, 12/18/2012 - 11:17
Soldiers are hunting a wild elephant that strayed into villages in Nepal and killed four people in the span of three months.
By Makini Brice | Thu, 12/06/2012 - 11:10
The study was the first time that lobsters were seen cannibalizing in the wild.
By Christine Hsu | Tue, 12/04/2012 - 15:38
The wife of one of China's top monkey trainers has revealed what she believes to be the key to his success: she breastfeeds his student monkeys to keep them happy.