Why chinstrap penguins rest in around ten thousand micronickers spread throughout the day. And what can be learned from this.
The approximately half-meter-long rodent was first detected in the Solomon Islands in 2017, and now it has finally fallen into a photo trap.
Conservationists in Indonesia are celebrating the birth of an extremely rare Sumatran rhinoceros. Because with this species, every specimen counts.
Fossils turn out to be the oldest evidence of modern hippos in Europe.
The marine worm, which belongs to the syllidae family, has horror movie potential. It splits into two parts to reproduce.
Mineral resources in the deep sea promise billions in business. However, mining them could disrupt the metabolism of jellyfish, among other things. This is the result of a recent study.
Male Serotine bats have huge penises, which are unsuitable for the usual mammalian penetration. The animals therefore use a different method for mating; the penis has an unusual task.
The predators have fixed territories and defend them against other members of their species. If there are frequent fights with other groups, this surprisingly has a positive effect on the young animals.
A research duo observed that the great apes also ate or swapped food with individuals outside their group. This calls into question just how special humans actually are.
75 million year old Alvarezsaurus already bent its neck like today’s swans.
Until now, there was little evidence that early birds also lived in southern Gondwana during the Cretaceous period. Now it turns out that they also conquered the southern polar regions.
The gray-black slave ants know what to do when they are attacked by fungi: They temporarily change their diet.
Toxoplasma gondii, a cat-transmitted parasite implicated in various mental disorders, is thought to be associated with the incidence of frailty (depletion, loss of muscle mass, etc.) in older people.
The discovery of the Dalmatian winter moth comes as a surprise. The specimens originate from southern Dalmatia.
The temperature of the eggs determines whether a male or female turtle is born. However, a new study shows that another factor is apparently decisive – with devastating consequences.