National Geographic investigates the fate of lions found in terrible condition earlier this year. Thirty-four lions were crammed into a muddy enclosure meant for three. Rotting chicken carcasses and cattle
The big cats are among the fiercest apex predators in the world. Jaguars are some of the fiercest animals in the world. They're not afraid to go after deadly prey and they have no natural predators in
If their honey-making and pollination prowess weren’t enough, there’s a new reason to appreciate honeybees: They’re world-class surfers. Beyond pollinating flowers, worker bees — which are all females
A potentially deadly disease affecting marine mammals, including seals and sea otters, has been passed from the North Atlantic Ocean to the northern Pacific thanks to the melting of the Arctic sea ice.
On September 7, 1936, the last Tasmanian tiger died in captivity in Hobart's Beaumaris Zoo. Last month, Tasmania's Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment released a document that
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Pigs might not fly, but LiLou the therapy pig wants to make air travel less stressful. The five-year-old Juliana pig and her owner, Tatyana Danilova, are part of San Francisco
Evolution has a bizarre way of repeating itself. Consider the postman butterfly, named for its repetitive daily route from flower to flower. It's completely black, save for a bright red band on its upper