According to natural selection, species evolve in ways that better enable them to survive and pass on their genes. But sometimes evolution takes what may appear to be odd and unexpected turns. Take, for example, birds that have wings but can’t fly. What can explain this strange phenomenon?
New research has revealed a surprising number of jellyfish predators.
Due to cold temperatures, penguins have lost the majority of their taste receptors.
What was nearly five feet tall, gray and rust colored and ate fish?
Small behavioral differences can create space for peaceful cohabitation.
Two heads are better than one for disoriented orphan penguins trying to find their way back home.
Is it possible that some animals actually benefit from climate change?
What keeps penguin's feet from freezing? Penguins' feet don't freeze because of the blood circulating in them.
By synchronizing movements and huddling with one another, Emperor penguins can stay warm in the coldest place on Earth.
This description sure doesn't sound like the penguin we know today, but it is actually one of its great ancestors!