Animals

The siphonophore was in the shape of a gigantic galactic whirling mass. (Image:  YouTube/Screenshot)

Expedition Spots the Longest Sea Creature

 An expedition that is part of Schmidt Ocean Institute’s initiative in Australia and the Pacific has revealed some startling new results. Exploring the submarine canyons near Ningaloo, research scientists led by Dr. Nerida Wilson, a senior research scientist at the…

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Drone Cam: 64,000 Green Sea Turtles Migrating

Drone footage of 64,000 green sea turtles migrating en masse to Raine Island in Australia is captivating internet users around the world. The video is part of a research project aimed…

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A Pet Owner’s Guide: First Aid for Cats

Who doesn’t love cats? They are sensitive, intelligent, and so adorable. Cats don’t easily get sick, but it’s always a good thing to keep a first aid kit handy. The…

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Do You Need to Be Afraid of Murder Hornets?

The United States is already reeling from the consequences caused by the CCP coronavirus. Now, people are frightened over a new threat – “murder hornets.” Though they can be deadly, you…

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‘Murder Hornets’ Add Bite to Bee Population Worries

‘Murder hornets’ have entered the North American landscape and lexicon with horror-film imagery. Vespa mandarina – also known as Asian giant hornets – are thumb-sized carnivores with huge mandibles, outsized appetites, and…

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Expedition Spots the Longest Sea Creature

 An expedition that is part of Schmidt Ocean Institute’s initiative in Australia and the Pacific has revealed some startling new results. Exploring the submarine canyons near Ningaloo, research scientists led…

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Secrets Behind the Amazing Dance of the Starlings

A few years back, a video of peregrine falcons hunting European starlings gained the attention of the Internet. Entitled The Starling and Falcon Dance, viewers were amazed at the hypnotic manner…

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Scientists Find 6-Fingered Lemurs

The aye-aye, a member of the lemur family, is a primate native to the island of Madagascar. This nocturnal creature was thought to have five fingers like most other animals.…

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Elephants: Intelligent, Emotional, and Caring

Some people tend to see elephants as big, dumb animals. This is not true at all. Several research studies have shown that these creatures are highly intelligent and empathetic beings.…