A new study released this month reveals interactions such as predation and competition between plant and animal species are much stronger in tropical regions and lower elevations.
The viceroy butterfly is a mimic, modeling its orange-and-black colors after the queen butterfly, a bug that tastes so disgusting predators have learned not to eat it or anything that looks like it, including viceroys.
An international team of scientists and conservationists has announced the finding of what many consider to be the ‘holy grail’ of bee discoveries – Wallace’s giant bee.
Using telemetry units in hospitals to monitor patient health is standard practice. Now, a similar approach is proving to be invaluable for dolphins, too.
Scientists learned in recent years why zebras have black and white stripes — to avoid biting flies.
Simply protecting small forests will not maintain the diversity of the birds they support over the long run, a Rutgers-led study says.
Translucent, aqua-tinted water surrounds scuba divers as they weave through trailing kelp fronds at Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
From the air, the last gasp of the Colorado River is sudden and dramatic.
A young squirrel lucky enough to take over territory from an adult male squirrel is like a teenager falling into a big inheritance, according to a new University of Guelph study.
The effects of climate change are especially obvious in arid environments where resources are scarce and subject to seasonal availability.
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