Video About Newt Sex Shows Just How Boring Human Sex Really Is

Sure, humans have invented fancy sex toys and internet sexbots, but we have nothing on newts when it comes to humping. That's because getting horny doesn't cause our bodies to change shape and grow fins so that we can make babies underwater. Newts do that and more. » 3/18/15 8:16pm 3/18/15 8:16pm

Field Cameras Catch Deer Eating Birds—Wait, Why Do Deer Eat Birds?

Deer aren't the slim, graceful vegans we thought they were. Scientists using field cameras have caught deer preying on nestling song birds. And it's not just deer. Herbivores the world over may be supplementing their diets. » 3/04/15 12:40pm 3/04/15 12:40pm

Giant, Worm-Slurping Leech Filmed For The First Time

For the first time, filmmakers in the forests of Borneo's Mount Kinabalu have documented the so-repulsive-it's-captivating behavior of a large, red, worm-guzzling predator. While it remains unclassified by science, the animal is known to the area's tribespeople, fittingly, as the "Giant Red Leech." » 9/27/14 9:00am 9/27/14 9:00am

The Mysterious Tool-Making Culture Shared by Crows and Humans

Many animal species use tools, from insects, elephants and sea urchins to apes, badgers and octopuses, but there are only two animals who make hooks to catch food: humans and crows. Why we both do this is a mystery — and unraveling it could explain the reasons why tool use evolved in the first place. » 11/07/13 12:12pm 11/07/13 12:12pm

How Your Dog Knows an Earthquake Is Coming Way Before You Do

No scientific study has proven that animals reliably predict natural disasters, but if your beagle starts losing it for no apparent reason, brace yourself. » 8/23/11 8:00pm 8/23/11 8:00pm