Animals

  1. Animals

    Pythons overtake Everglades

    In southern Florida, giant snakes change the ecosystem one meal at a time.

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  2. Animals

    No frostbite for dogs

    Blood vessels in dog paws keep their temperature just right.

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  3. Animals

    Fish eyes go green

    Scientists find a surprise in the lens of a fish that lives in the dark.

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  4. Animals

    Eyes from ions

    Scientists use charged molecules to grow eyes in tadpole guts.

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  5. Animals

    Fins as early legs

    “Walking” fish may help scientists understand how ancient animals learned to move on land.

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  6. Animals

    Bloodsuckers get out of bed

    Bedbugs have reemerged as a global menace — and they may be lurking in the dark near you.

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  7. Animals

    One big animal family

    A new study takes a close look at you and your dog’s ancient relative.

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  8. Animals

    News Detective: Emily’s Tiger Safari

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  9. Animals

    Churk: Not for Thanksgiving

    Here’s what happens when livestock breeders cross a chicken and a turkey

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  10. Animals

    The secret songs of giant beavers

    Scientists discover a noisemaking chamber in the extinct animal’s skull.

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  11. Animals

    Snake blood boosts mouse heart

    Scientists find that a mouse’s heart swells in the presence of python blood.

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  12. Animals

    Tiny earthworms’ big impact

    Invasive earthworms change North American landscapes, for better or worse.

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