Indian Leopards Living High on the Dog

Unbeknownst to unsuspecting residents, a large number of leopards are prowling the fields and backyards of populated agricultural lands in India. 

Passengers Long Gone

Martha, last of the passenger pigeons. 

The Mystery of Megasphaera

When did animals first come into being? It might have been millions of years earlier than we thought.

Recession Lessons from an Ancient Fossil Bed

In a 120-million-year-old rock in Northeast China, paleontologists made a remarkable find.

Long-Distance Migration: Everybody’s Doing It

The birds do it. The butterflies do it. And now we know that the dragonflies do to it, too: long-distance migration. 

Happy 100th Birthday to the Journal of Parasitology!

This year, the Journal of Parasitology celebrates its 100th anniversary

Why Do Leaves Change Colors in the Fall?

Why do leaves change colors in fall?

New Organism Might Represent One of Life’s Earliest Forms

Dendrogramma enigmatica, an organism discovered in the 1980s, may be one of the earliest lifeforms.

Keeping Up with the Carnivores

Biological research tracks predatory carnivores, who are increasingly veering into North American cities.

Gotham Coyote Project

Coyotes in New York City? You bet. Read more about carnivores living in urban areas.