Titanokorys gainesi, turned up in the Canadian Rockies, was among the largest known predators 500 million years ago.
A pair of looming eyes could scare away seabirds from fishing nets in which they are often entangled.
While some animals that rove in groups appear to cast a form of ballot about directions, goats mostly copy each other.
An experiment by evolutionary biologists offers new insights into birds’ brains.
A team of scientists say they have figured out the cicada-like life cycles of the many-legged arthropods.
It turns out that camouflage isn’t the only talent these cephalopods have.
Scientists wondered whether animals living above the Arctic Circle had the same circadian rhythms as the rest of us.
When a species of microalgae gets inside a zooplankton that feeds on it, it smothers the grazer’s eggs and disrupts reproduction.
The large reptiles make decoy nests to distract predators during an oft-ignored behavior following their egg laying, researchers say.
Monitor lizards, believed to be invasive species on some Pacific islands, got there long before humans, a new study says.
Scientists have produced data that shows the range of an enigmatic short-eared canid species that has yet to be widely studied.
The yellow boxfish is much more agile than it looks.