The brain connections of hibernating mammals are hurt as they go to sleep, but repaired as they wake. And the protein responsible could help people.
From Orphaned, Frostbitten Cub To Fearless ‘Tiger Princess’
Great tiger news this month as one fierce test-case orphan makes it on her own in the Russian Far East, and the big cat census is on the rise in India.
Through veterinary forensics, dogs and cats help crack horrific crimes, including murder and rape, by doing nothing more than shedding, drooling, urinating, defecating or bleeding.
When it came time to have her own baby, Emily the elephant knew where she would be safe—among the caretakers who raised her.
The Wildlife Conservation Society has shared their top ten camera trap photos of the year with us. (Plus a bonus otter video.) It’s been a rough year on wildlife, so it’s nice to be able to enjoy a few images of animals free in the wild.
First seen in 2013, a wild dwarf elephant in Sri Lanka, who is only five feet tall at the shoulder, has been sighted again–as pugnacious as ever.
Even as we lose millions of bats to white-nose syndrome and wind turbines, little lives are also being saved one at a time.