The precocious pachyderm nearly made the cover. Then Pearl Harbor was attacked.
A new exhibit coming to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City examines elephants’ past, present, and future.
A certified cat trainer suggests reasons why a cat won’t use its litter box—and offers some possible solutions.
Louis Wain sketched, painted, and even animated cats throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
They’re quintessential starter pets for young children. But it’s important to know how to properly care for a pet goldfish.
Red foxes, barn owls, and American alligators are just a few beasts that make scary sounds.
Though these marine mysteries are often solved, globsters—unidentified organic masses that wash up on beaches—continue to capture the public’s imagination.
Climate can cause a big difference in how much hair a lion grows.
Here’s your introduction to this legendary, (maybe?) extinct avian—and a look-alike species that might be the source of all the rumors.
The loose flesh that hangs from a turkey’s neck isn’t the most attractive part of the bird—to humans, at least.
In this episode of Misconceptions, host Justin Dodd debunks some myths about these great beasts of the ocean, from whether punching them in the nose is a valid defense tactic to the events that inspired 'Jaws.'
Only three bat species, out of some 1100 in the world, actually have a taste for blood.
About 11 percent of the Earth’s surface is perpetually frozen, though that will surely change as global warming continues.
With some simple adjustments, you can transform your black cat from a dark blob of fur into a handsome portrait subject.
Scare crows may deter crows and blackbirds, but you'll have to make some modifications for them to really work.
Looking for something to do with your rotting Jack-O'-Lanterns? Here are some tips for recycling, upcycling, and responsibly disposing of old Halloween pumpkins.
The nightly bat exodus, which occurs most early evenings between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., is one of the most popular attractions at Malaysian Borneo’s Mulu National Park.
If you were an 18th-century settler in Australia with no knowledge of marsupials, you just might decide to call a koala a ‘bear,’ right?