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NOAA Investigates Surge in Dead Dolphins Along the Gulf Coast

Since the beginning of February, over 260 bottlenose dolphin strandings have been documented along the northern Gulf Coast, prompting the declaration of an "unusual...

Why Frogs Love to Lay Their Eggs in Elephant Footprints

Frogs in Myanmar are surprisingly dependent upon elephants, or rather, the tracks they leave behind. New research shows that water-filled elephant footprints provide an...

Bees Can Learn Symbols Associated With Counting, New Experiment Suggests

A new experiment in which bees were trained to associate symbols with numbers suggests we can communicate with insects in ways not thought possible....

Why this owl raised a duckling as its own

"Oh, we have an owl chick. This is wonderful!"These were Laurie Wolf's first thoughts when she noticed something small and fluffy bobbing up and...

How honeybees get their jobs-explained

Every honeybee has a job to do. Some are nurses who take care of the brood; some are janitors who clean the hive; others...

An ode to earwig wings, which break standard laws of origami

Earwigs get a bad rap-and it's time to set the record straight.First off, they don't seek solace in human ear canals. That seems necessary...

Whales Mourn Their Dead, Just Like Us

Update, July 26, 2018: This story was originally published on July 18, 2016. It has been updated with information about J35 and the death...

Bird Filmed Feeding Goldfish-Here’s Why

First it was the hawklet adopted by bald eagles. Then it was the lioness nursing the leopard cub. And now in the latest example...

Why Your Dog Freaks Out During Thunderstorms-And What to Do

Summer weather is just around the corner-and with it thunderstorms that may freak out your dog. We looked into what causes this anxiety, and...

Sharks and Crocodile Feast on Dead Whale in First-Ever Video

Even the most fearsome predators can share-if there's enough to go around.In the first footage of its kind, an aerial drone has captured two...