To make matters worse, the leatherback sometimes mistakes the soft plastic refuse littering the ocean for its normal snack-of-choice, jellyfish
Some seeds lie dormant as a survival technique: they wait until weather conditions are optimal to make their big debut.
You may have seen a cat fall from a tree or high rooftop. Ever wonder how felines can survive such great falls?
Despite your best chemical defenses, cockroaches are evolving to bug you even more.
Losing the ability to form memories can free up the brain to focus on survival.
Is there a physiological mechanism that helps regulate life strategies?
Why are so many fish gathering to watch other fish fight?
Have you ever wondered why cannibalism wasn't more popular?
On this Moment of Science, we'll learn how the phrase "blood is thicker than water," applies to the natural world.