From burrowing owls to smooth green snakes, these animal names don't leave much to the imagination.
Before you hit the highway, be sure to stock up on these van life essentials that’ll make your next adventure even more enjoyable.
Mount Everest may seem like it's as tall and as high a mountain as has ever existed. But the title of Tallest Mountain all depends on how—and where—you make your measurements.
The biggest birds on Earth stand taller than the average human and have the attitude to match. Here are 10 intimidating-looking species from around the world.
You don't have to leave the city to have a successful birdwatching experience.
The finding was confirmed when the property owner broke out in a rash.
Whether you enjoy the velvety skin on peaches or peel it off, you may wonder why they developed fuzz in the first place.
Poison ivy can take many different shapes and sizes. It can appear in small patches, take the form of creeping vines or a bush, and can even mimic the appearance of a tree it has wrapped itself around.
From a 175-year-old farmhouse to a luxury lodge on the Grand Canyon, these are the most historic places to stay in eight national park properties.
Planting native flowers, shrubs, and trees instead of ornamentals or plain grass around your home has a number of long-term environmental benefits.
When it comes to rescuing endangered species, progress is an ongoing effort—but these plants and animals have made successful comebacks.
These parks may not have the same level of name recognition as other sites, but offer just as much natural beauty—without all the foot traffic.
No prior familiarity with specialist climbing equipment (beyond walking boots) is required to tackle these 10 scary hikes, but nerves of steel are a must.
The rare, giant plant is equal parts fascinating and foul.
Cherry blossom season is a major tourist draw for any city that’s lucky enough to grow ornamental cherry trees.
The phenomenon might look like a biblical plague, but the source is far more mundane.
Here's what you should know about this year's spring equinox, including whether you can balance an egg during the event.
Some visitors have chosen Japan’s Aokigahara, or ‘suicide forest,’ as the setting for their final moments—walking in with no intention of ever walking out.
Shark-related tourist activities are now illegal in Mexico’s Isla Guadalupe Biosphere Reserve—a hotspot for great whites.