Islands are very special when it comes to quirks of evolution.
Australia’s conservation laws presume that we can preserve everything in its natural state. But in a changing world, we'll have to be more flexible than that.
Pandas are bears – but two million years ago they stopped eating meat. Their digestive systems have not yet adapted, though. Do upset stomachs make panda pregnancy more difficult?
A tiny pit on mammal-like animals’ snouts has revealed a great deal about how mammalian hair originated.
New research reveals that mammals didn't wait for the dinosaurs to die out before starting their rapid spread.
Flying-foxes can cause conflict - just ask the people of Batemans Bay, NSW. But plans to disperse them won't necessarily work without understanding these highly mobile animals' behaviour.
Rats have lived with us for thousands of years.
Accurately counting cheetah numbers is crucial to ensuring the survival of the species.
Embryos greedily want more resources than their fair share. New research investigates how early in evolution their hormonal tactics arose.
We'll have to get our priorities in order to protect Australia's wildlife.
Grunting, growling, hissing, screeching: if your home is making these noises, you probably have possums.
Most wildlife plays a key role in any ecosystem. So when one becomes extinct, it can impact their habitat. And we're now finding we may have lost more species in Australia than first thought.
It didn't turn out well for the whale who went to Westminster, but others have made a happy home in British waters.
When the asteroid struck the dinosaurs departed, leaving the planter
Campaigners against commercial kangaroo harvesting say it's unsustainable and have convinced California to extend a ban on kangaroo imports. But are Australia's world-famous roos really at risk?
Feral cats are highly adaptable and highly variable, hence we must continue to search for their Achilles Heel and invest in a wide range of control methods.
Humans can learn a thing or two from animals on how to deal with stress.
The kangaroo meat industry is worth far less than the industry states.
The Leadbeater's has been formally listed as critically endangered. But unless clearfelling in the possums' stronghold stops, it will continue down the road of extinction.
Senator David Leyonhjelm has proposed keeping native animals as pets as conservation. But that would do effectively nothing for wildlife in the wild.