Giraffes are facing a silent extinction and need conservation strategies to help them.
What can we expect from this newly discovered manuscript from a much-beloved author?
Safaris are a major tourist attraction for those travelling to Africa - and visitors are spoiled for choice on the continent.
As machines get ever more complex as we strive to make them complete more complex tasks, it's time to ask again: will they ever be able to think? But what is thinking anyway?
Scientists have used maths to explain why some cats' fur makes them look like they're wearing a tuxedo.
The US food authority may have approved GM salmon for our consumption, but it may take time before any appear in our stores.
From dancing to giving presents, animals have evolved some effective and surprisingly familiar ways of wooing a mate.
Exotic animal escapes are relatively rare today, but in the 19th century it wasn't unusual to find a tiger loose in the street.
It's an amazing evolution story happening in our backyards and forests – should this wily canid be called the eastern coyote a 'coywolf'?
Animals can be remarkably reminiscent of humans when it comes to relationships – changing behaviour, eating habits and even friends for the sake of their mates.
Cleanliness is next to godliness. Did you know hairiness is a part of the equation as well?
Nutrition is another factor - in addition to pesticides and bee disease - that has led to the dwindling of the global bee population.
Being big – larger than a dog – increases the risk of being wiped out in a mass extinction.
There are a number of reasons why zebra's stripes are useful to a zebra. The key question is: could some of them benefit society?
Humans can learn a thing or two from animals on how to deal with stress.
Should animals be treated like other forms of property such as land, machinery and “stocks”? What role do animals that are owned by humans play in the concept of global wealth?
Pain is a subjective experience that often relies on talking to patients so it's harder to know what animals think.
Urban wildlife is here to stay. Cities and their residents need better policies to coexist with the many animals making their homes in cities and suburbs.
Rapid changes in technology are transforming the contributions ordinary citizens can make to scientific research.
Lots of animals consume alcohol but only humans do it to get drunk.