Zebra finches perceive a boundary between the colors of orange and red.
Temperature determines the sex of painted turtle hatchlings, and climate change is tipping the balance to an all-female future.
Scientists have been able to find meaningful correlations between eye movement patterns and some major parameters of personality that have been identified by psychologists, like neuroticism, extraversion, agreeableness, and conscientiousness.
Opahs, the only warm blooded fish species, are cold-blooded killers.
Dementor wasps were named after the infamous creatures in the Harry Potter series.
Scientists are studying how spiders do the behavior known as, "ballooning." Ballooning is when spiders, using their silk, fly in the air.
Nature photos uploaded to Facebook lead to the discovery of a new plant species.
According to one study, people from the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the Nordic countries are supposed to have the best spatial navigation abilities.
The turkey vulture is supremely adapted for eating only dead things.
Wild Science headed to the Indianapolis Zoo to learn more about California Sea Lions.
Wild Science visits the Indianapolis Zoo, where staff explain the intelligence and behavior of orangutans, and how their species is being threatened by humans.
Remember those inflatable clowns that stood about three feet high and had big red noses, meant for punching? Hit the clown as hard as you could, right back up.
If you suffered from the neurological disorder called "facial agnosia," you might not recognize the faces of close friends and family. How could this happen?
Here is an at home experiment you can try! Learn about molecular density!
Rattlesnakes are an important component of our ecosystem, but are also potentially dangerous to humans.
They may look gross and scary, but that's just them playing "opossum." We visit Wildcare Inc., to find out more about the "garbage collector of the forest."
Podcasting is a way to automatically download audio files on portable devices such as Apple iPods, other MP3 players, or on your computer for later playback.
To subscribe to a podcast, you first need software to detect and download the audio. Each podcast provides a URL to tell the software where to get the new audio content. All podcast software includes a field where you paste the URL of the podcast and a Subscribe button or other way to indicate you want to automatically download new content.
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