Birds change the shape of their wings far more than planes. The complexities of bird flight have posed a major design challenge for scientists trying to translate the way birds fly into robots.
Some wolf puppies will unexpectedly play "fetch," researchers say, showing that an urge to retrieve a ball might be an ancient wolf trait, and not a result of dog domestication.
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Researchers say a marine heatwave, known as the Blob, may have caused 1 million West Coast seabirds to die during the summer of 2015 and spring of 2016.
Cities across California are clearing out brush and invasive grasses on hillsides to help prevent wildfires from spreading. But in some towns, in addition to hired hands, they're also using goats.
Animal rights activists are demanding greater safety measures to protect racehorses. The district attorney says the industry can do more to prevent racing and training deaths.
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife has concluded the North Oregon Coast red tree vole did not warrant protections under the Endangered Species Act.
Every time the electric eel named Miguel Wattson releases a jolt of electricity, a festively decorated Christmas tree next to his tank at the Tennessee Aquarium flickers and glows.