Florida is known for its alligator sightings, weird crimes, and Disney World. But how much of what you think you know about the Sunshine State is true?
Explore some big facts about moose, from their antler combat to the mystery behind their declining populations.
Barking into the abyss is a frequent complaint of pet owners, but there's an explanation. (And no, it's not aliens.)
Cats can get aggressive when you introduce a new animal into the house. These expert tips from a cat trainer can help your pets get along.
En français, the name for ‘jellyfish’ comes from a famous figure in Greek mythology—can you guess which one?
Grasshoppers and crickets belong to the same insect order. But they aren't the same species.
Why are we still employing a kiss-off that references a near-obsolete form of transportation?
People tend to know a bit about the history of popular dog breeds, but cat breeds are just as unique and interesting.
Why are sloths so slow? Discover these fascinating facts about sloths, from their unique anatomy to their surprising swimming abilities.
At 31 years old, Bobi was supposed to have been the world’s oldest dog. Now Guinness isn’t so sure.
Bob Barker's 'The Price is Right' sign-off encouraging people to get their pets spayed and neutered was largely thanks to his wife, Dorothy Jo.
Sasquatch sightings have been reported in every state but Hawaii over the course of several centuries. In the process, a number of bizarre theories have been put forth to explain how the mysterious beasts came to be—and how they manage to evade us.
What’s the actual scientific difference between the birds we call 'doves' and those we label 'pigeons'? The answer might surprise you.
Being a professional mouser for the British Museum in the 20th century came with some competitive benefits.
The "buy her brown contacts pls" meme is backed up by evolutionary science.
On February 4, 1974, publishing heiress Patty Hearst was taken from her Berkeley, California, apartment—but Hearst is far from the only abduction case to have captured public attention.
Mother Nature can be scary, as these films full of homicidal bunnies, pissed-off piranhas, and one mutated bear prove.
With dolphins masquerading as whales, lizards as toads, and marsupials as bears, it can be tough to keep track of which animals are which.
From record-breaking plants and incredible animal news to space superlatives and the awesome power of Taylor Swift fans, here’s the long list of things we learned in 2023.
These unusual animals are in the same taxonomic group as cats, but there isn’t much family resemblance.
It's important to have the right gear to keep your dog warm, and to know when it's too cold to walk your dog outside.
Your fluffy pals need special attention during holiday celebrations. Here's what you can do to help manage their stress.