The researchers found tooth shape varied, depending on the types of food a carnivore regularly bites into – in much the same way we choose a kitchen knife depending on what we’re cutting up.
Animals that regularly dine on toxic food may hold clues for designing new drugs to treat persistent pain in humans.
How do tigers – a top predator – successfully hunt their prey when they have bright orange fur? The secret’s in their stripes!
Past research has shown honeybees can add, subtract and even understand ‘zero’. But according to new findings, they can’t tell four flowers from five in natural settings.
Wildlife can smell and hear a fire coming, and have developed novel ways to evade it. But they must watch out for cunning predators rushing in for a feed.
London should be one giant pigeon cemetery, but you rarely see the bodies.
From falcons that hunt by the light of skyscrapers, to bears that sit in wait at weirs, animals are using human structures to help them catch a meal.
Meet the brawny bug with a concoction so caustic it'll make a toad vomit.
Some insects wear gory disguises and macabre masks year round, not just at Halloween.
The land reform programme in Zimbabwe has come at the cost of wildlife and opens up the debate on people versus nature. But there is a way forward.
New research shows that puff adders use two luring techniques to attract prey within striking range.