Animals

Wild animals are becoming more nocturnal because of human activity

To escape humans, wild animals are massively changing their habits. But their precautions do not stop there: according to…

New turtle species discovered in Mexico

People have been alerting scientists about its existence for years, but it was not until 2018 that a small…

Wolf-like creature remains a mystery to US authorities

An enigmatic incident has been baffling US authorities in the state of Montana: In mid-May, a farmer near the…

Stillborn Siamese fawns found in an American forest

Only two cases of Siamese white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) had previously been reported in the scientific literature. Thanks to…

Crocodiles are sensitive to classical music

The anatomy of the brain of crocodilians does not have much secrets for researchers anymore. Its operation, on the…

In the Amazon, freshwater dolphins are slowly disappearing

Populations of two species of freshwater dolphins are rapidly declining in the Amazon. These cetaceans are at risk of…

The oldest spider in the world dead at 43 years old

The oldest known spider in the world died in Australia at the venerable age of 43 (at least), researchers…

Giant mosquito with 4-inch wingspan discovered in China

A giant mosquito with a size of 4.38 inches has been discovered by entomologists in the southwestern Chinese province…

1 in 8 bird species is threatened with extinction

According to a report by the NGO Birdlife International, many bird species are in decline and 1 out of…

This ant species explodes to kill its enemies

An Australian scientist has discovered an unknown ant species with a particularly unexpected defense weapon. Colobopsis explodens does not…

Kangaroo killed by stone-throwing visitors at a Chinese zoo

A kangaroo was killed in a zoo in southeastern China after being stoned by visitors who wanted to make…

Can animals predict earthquakes?

Do animals really possess a sixth sense that allows them to predict an earthquake before it happens? For years…

Chimpanzees caught eating the brains of their preys

In Tanzania, a study reports that chimpanzees were recently caught “sucking” on the brains of their youngest preys. Fruits account…

Monkeys synchronize their brains when working together

A team of five researchers led by Miguel Nicolelis of Duke University has recently published a study showing that…

Punk-looking Australian turtle ranked among threatened reptiles

The Mary River turtle in Australia, sometimes with a punk-like algae crest, has joined the list of threatened reptiles…

This is how birds manage to orient themselves in the air

For a long time, scientists have wondered about how birds manage to navigate in the air over hundreds of…