Thanks to its thick coat of fur, its tough hide, and a four inch layer of blubber, a polar bear is extremely well insulated.
Learn about Terminator Sponges on this Moment of Science.
Scientists think there are a number of reasons why young animals leave home. By doing so, they avoid competing with their relatives for resources.
Learn about the many animals that have mastered food caching!
While some animals developed ways to extract water from their food, the desert dwelling lizards don’t drink water at all; they absorb it through their skin.
Imagine getting a shot everyday that gave you all the nutrients you need for the day so that you no longer need to eat. Would you still have the desire to chew?
Rushing to the aid of a cute baby animal is hard to resist, but be careful and follow the proper procedure.
They may not use wall calenders, but apes too have their ways of planning ahead.
If you have a dog, you may have noticed that sometimes it seems to be smiling. Of course, we know that dogs don't really smile, right?
Are porcupine quills poisonous? Well no, let's start with the basics...