Animals

    Learn about animals, from their marvelous adaptations and surprising behaviors to the latest scientific discoveries.
    African Elephants
    12 Animals With the Longest Gestation Period
    Pearl the rescued pig relaxes at her animal sanctuary after being rescued
    Pearl the Pig Is Rescued After Abandonment by YouTuber
    Ochre Sea Star (Pisaster ochraceus) on Green Algae
    9 Fascinating Facts About Starfish
    Puppy sitting on a pad
    The 7 Best Eco-Friendly Puppy Training Pads of 2023
    two young kids walk small dog on gravel road in park
    Does My Dog Really Need Three Daily Walks? Can't She Play With Her Toys Instead?
    beagle dog runs through snow while holding purple dog toy in mouth
    19 Toys to Keep Your Pet Active This Winter
    overweight chubby spotted dachshund dog stands at attention in grass
    How Can I Help My Dog Lose Weight?
    Gia dog before and after
    Emaciated, Terrified Pup Learning to Trust
    Vicky Bond with chickens
    From Grassroots to Global, Group Works to Improve Animal Conditions
    Great Bustard (Otis tarda)
    World’s Heaviest Birds Might Be Self-Medicating
    Firework Display At Night
    Fireworks Have Long-Lasting Impact on Wild Birds
    Ted Dennard at a beekeeping workshop.
    Educating Kids About the Importance of Bees
    Octopus with arms extended swimming in blue water
    What’s the Difference Between Squid and Octopuses?
    Endangered Tasmanian devil sitting on the ground in the forest
    Why the Tasmanian Devil Is Endangered
    Close-Up Of Orb-Weaving Spider On Web
    Male Spiders Fight Less When There Are More Females Around
    Kateryna Shcherbyna with horse
    Woman Feeds Horses During War in Ukraine
    Horse pulling carriage in Central Park, New York City.
    It's Beyond Time to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages in New York City
    Union Island gecko on a finger
    Colorful Gecko Has an Amazing Success Story in Caribbean
    cat in the grass
    Cats Face Threats—and Can Cause Them—When They Roam
    Rhesus macaques on Cayo Santiago
    Female Monkeys Purposefully Have Fewer Friends As They Age
    Best Pet Adoption Agencies
    The 7 Best Pet Adoption Agencies
    bristle-thighed curlew
    World’s Most Unusual Birds Face Highest Risk of Extinction
    Orange Shrimps Swimming In Sea
    What’s the Difference Between Shrimp and Prawns?
    Mantidactylus augustini frog in Madagascar
    20 New Gurgling, Creaking Frog Species Named in Madagascar
    young POC boy hugs and kisses new mixed breed puppy
    The 6 Biggest Challenges All New Puppy Owners Face
    p-22 mountain lion in front of Hollywood sign
    California Celebrity Mountain Lion P-22 Is Euthanized
    puppy in New York pet shop
    New York State Bans Pet Stores From Selling Dogs, Cats, Rabbits
    Copper headed Trinket Snake ready to strike, Indonesia
    20 of the World's Most Venomous Snakes
    Chimp Fiona shows her mother a leaf
    For Chimps, This Small Gesture Is a Big Deal
    9 Uncanny Facts About Crows
    Oceanic manta swimming with two remoras
    Largest Manta Ray Population Discovered Off Coast of Ecuador
    Sea star off the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
    12 Animals That Reproduce Asexually
    newborn tapir baby
    Spotted, Striped Endangered Tapir Calf Born in the UK
    small brindle pig sucks water from spout on large plastic water barrel
    How Smart Are Pigs?
    North Atlantic right whale calf and mother
    Season's First North Atlantic Right Whale Calf Spotted in Georgia
    Rainbow Lorikeet
    14 Dazzling Types of Parrots
    a group of white alpacas against a blurry mountain background
    8 Things You Didn't Know About Alpacas
    Northern Parula male singing in breeding territory.
    What Is Intraspecific Competition?
    Sea otter floating in water with pup sleeping on its stomach
    59 Endearing Names for Baby Animals
    Two gray Irawaddy dolphins poke their heads out of the water
    14 Most Endangered Whales, Porpoises, and Dolphins
    bull shark off the coast of Mozambique
    11 Incredible Facts About Bull Sharks
    Tiger cub on a leash
    Senate Passes Bill to Ban Most Big Cat Ownership
    Rescued Kemp's ridley sea turtle
    Dozens of Rescued Sea Turtles Flown to Rehab Centers
    Peregrine falcon flying with lake in background
    What's the Difference Between Hawks and Falcons?
    leucistic albatross
    Leucism vs. Albinism in the Animal Kingdom
    Bird Perching On A Tree
    Bird-Watchers Needed for Annual Audubon Bird Count
    Jonathan tortoise and birthday cake
    Jonathan the Tortoise Celebrates 190th Birthday
    Emperor of India or Teinopalpus imperialis Papilio butterfly on Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Rukmini flower
    14 Incredibly Rare Types of Butterflies
    golden eagle released in Arizona
    After Months of Rehab, Golden Eagle Soars Free
    Dog with blue collar
    The 8 Best Eco-Friendly Dog Collars of 2023
    Gray wolf
    11 Interesting Facts About Wolves
    A colorful coral reef teaming with fish in the Maldives.
    10 Stunning Plants and Sea Creatures on the Ocean Floor
    22 Things You May Not Know About Squirrels
    a closeup of lynx in the wild peering out from snow at dusk
    How Does a Harsh Winter Affect Wildlife?
    Two Holstein-Friesian cows in field, England
    10 of the Smartest Animals on Earth
    Leopard in Chobe National Park, Botswana.
    What's the Difference Between Jaguars and Leopards?
    Close up of glass frog at night, Costa Rica
    10 Incredible Glass Frog Facts
    Horse with eye injury in filthy stall
    Horses, Goats Rescued From Mounds of Filth on Ohio Farm
    hummingbird with rainbow on wings
    Photographer Celebrates Birds and Their Rainbow Wings