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The marine mammals burn through 133 percent of their body mass to raise a single pup, a new study says.
These normally monogamous birds sometimes call it quits and move on to new partners—nearly a quarter of the time, a new study says.
Munich’s Hellabrunn Zoo catches twin cubs opening their eyes—the first such video ever recorded.
Talk about a crappy meal: The leopard tree iguana feeds her newborns feces, according to new research.
Strawberry poison frogs of Costa Rica give their newborn tadpoles a built-in weapon against predators: alkaloids.
Have you seen the “emotional baby” video yet? While that’s only anecdotal evidence of music’s power, science also suggests that music taps into something deep inside the human brain even before we can talk. To learn more, we interviewed Dr. Laurel Trainor, director of McMaster University’s Institute for Music and the Mind in Hamilton, Ontario.
Cute new pictures of baby olinguitos—a new mammal recently discovered in South America—have emerged.
This week, we stop an ancient Ethiopian curse, then we explore Iran using century-old images, and finally, we power homes using gas from human waste.
What could possibly be cuter than potbellied seahorses? Baby potbellied seahorses—a “herd” of which were recently born at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)’s New York Aquarium.
This brief, adorable home video of a sleeping kitten and its mother has gone viral in the past week, attracting more than 18 million views on YouTube. One version is titled “Cat Hugs Baby Kitten Having Nightmare.” To find out if feline science backs up that anthropomorphic explanation, we talked to Dr. Nicholas Dodman, director of the animal behavior clinic at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine…