Salamanders Crossing: This Way to the Vernal Pool!
They may look like random puddles, but some states are building million-dollar tunnels to direct wildlife to these seasonal refuges.
When Packrats’ Hoards Are Helpful
Packrat nests, preserved by a combination of the chemistry of urine and the desert air, open a window into centuries of local climate change.
The Craziest Ways Animals Escape Their Predators
From shedding skin to making slime to shooting blood out of their eyes, these animals have defense mechanisms that are convincing, to say the least.
The Curious Case of Island-Dwelling Goats
Island ecosystems are precious, precarious beasts, easily overwhelmed by nature's hardiest predator: goats.
Bald Eagles Are Back From the Brink
Bald eagles are back from the brink of extinction.