Could you tell a coral snake from the similar looking, but non-poisonous scarlet king snake?
Imagine if the only way for you to eat were to trek 25 miles on foot to a restaurant and then trek all the way back home afterward.
Are porcupine quills poisonous? Well no, let's start with the basics...
How's it feel to be grounded with wings? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Who wants real bats in their house? Well, if bats could talk, they might say the feeling is mutual.
Can you imagine lasting an entire month without sleep? Believe it or not, newborn dolphins and killer whales have been observed to do just that. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Our planet is inhabited by a host of strange and remarkable creatures, but few as strange or remarkable, if you ask me, as hagfish. Hagfish are eel-like fish about a foot long. They have a small mouth that lacks jaws and teeth. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
We’ve all had a moment in our childhood when we came across an abandoned baby animal, and felt the need to care for the little creature. However, before you denigrate other species’ parenting, let alone actively interfere with it, you should know that it’s rarely the case that the baby animals you run across have actually been abandoned. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Many shark species in the northwestern Atlantic have declined by more than half in just the last 8-15 years. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Do you know anything about the Jamaican click beetle? It’s a bioluminescent insect and it’s belly glows orange. Learn more on this Moment of Science.