Big carnivores are scary, both to humans and the animals they prey upon. But as a new study demonstrates, the fear that these predators instill among their prey can have a positive influence on ecological health and biodiversity, a finding with important implications for conservation.
Raccoons are the only good thing on Instagram. Feelin’ blue? Please direct yourself to the Instagram search bar and type in #RaccoonsofInstagram OR #MyPetRaccoon. Then sit back. You did it.
The butterfly effect is a funny thing. You never know where one discovery will lead. Take the automobile: It changed the world, transforming cities and small towns. And it also led to raccoons leaving America—and, possibly, taking over Europe.
Few legal substances are as addicting and therapeutic as popping bubble wrap. It's catnip, eucalyptus leaves, coca leaves, maple syrup, honey and coconut water combined into a transparent, air filled plastic sheet. Humans lose hours to get the quick fix of popping every last air bubble. It turns out animals, like this…
When it's cold outside, you retreat to the warm comfiness of your home. Unfortunately, so do any critters that reside near your house. Besides filling your home's nooks and crannies with poop, animals can also create potential safety hazards. Let's stop them before they take over the guest bedroom.