Posted January 18, 2019 by Creature Features

Blood-sucking bugs avoid biting bodies painted with contrasting 'zebra' stripes, according to a new study published by The Royal Society.

Posted January 17, 2019 by Laurie Kay Olson

Believe it or not, scientists are using satellite images of penguin poop, or guano, to study changes in penguin populations and climate change. While the images cannot show individual penguins, they can show the large areas of guano left around nesting areas. It is the color of the poop that is of particular importance to scientists because that tells the story of what the penguins have had available to feed on.

Posted January 17, 2019 by Ron Callari

Posing the age-old question: If a tree falls in an empty forest can anyone hear it seems rhetoric at this point in time.

Posted January 16, 2019 by Myra Per-Lee

A study of 17,000 dogs including 101 different pure breds examined the heritability of 14 canine personality traits. Are canine personality characteristics inherited?

Posted January 16, 2019 by Creature Features

Jellyfish Lake – an oceanic oasis home to millions of stingless golden jellies – has reopened to tourism after a two-year hiatus caused by a severe drought.

Posted January 12, 2019 by Lady Bee

If I'm sitting, my cat wants to sleep on my lap. If I'm lying down, he wants to sleep on my stomach. That has forced me to start sleeping, uncomfortably, on my back. Dare I get up and I'll hear about it!

Posted January 10, 2019 by Lady Bee

Ear wax. We all get it. Even our dogs get it. Though ear wax has a protective function, you and your dog can get too much of a good thing.

Posted January 10, 2019 by Creature Features

CatKit, the first home cat DNA kit, allows cat-owners to learn more about their pet's past, present and future.