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Posts tagged animals

January 10, 2011

 

Why Birds Fell From The Sky Over New Years

News spread quickly about "birds falling from the sky." What happened to the birds?

December 2, 2010

 

Koala Bears Help Ecologists And Conservationists Map Habitats

Koalas are being used to study populations and habitats. Researchers hope to learn where koalas prefer to live and eat.

November 9, 2010

 

How To Grow Your Own Catnip

Catnip is a great treat for your favorite cat. The best news is that catnip is easy to grow!

October 19, 2010

 

Pessimistic Pups: Why Your Dog May See The Dish As Half Empty

Dogs can be worried and pessimistic just like people, researchers report.

September 21, 2010

 

10 Awesome Things To Know About Your Pet

Why does my pet do that? A Moment of Science gathers some of our favorite pet-related podcasts.

August 25, 2010

 

Slideshow: The World’s 12 Cutest Pygmy Animals

Sometimes the best things come in small (and adorable!) packages. Warning: Photos may cause involuntary awww's.

March 9, 2010

 

Attract And Repel: How Fruit Uses Ripeness To Germinate

Why would some plants want their fruit to be eaten?

October 28, 2009

 

Big Bill Chill

Scientists are learning how the Toco toucan uses its oversized bill to cool down.

October 12, 2009

 

Insects And Climate Change

Just how vulnerable and sensitive are insects to climate change?

August 28, 2009

 

Creatures That Yawn When Stimulated

Humans yawn when sleepy to stay alert. But imagine yawning when you're already stimulated.

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