Wildlife

Various amphibians are able to survive environmental contaminants in wetlands

A scavenger study provides additional evidence that wildlife is abundant in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Better protecting them from the negative effects of those parasites

Up on two feet

A wild bearded capuchin monkey is striking an intact piaçava nut with a quartzite stone hammer. (Photo by Barth Wright) By Alan Flurry Millions of years ago, before humans became fully bipedal, ancestral hominins used stones to break bones and nuts, probably while standing upright. A new study from the Primate...

Timing of exposure is key in how contaminants affect the reproductive system

New research illuminates the global status of turtles and their ecological roles

Raising gopher tortoises in captivity may boost wild populations

Migrating monarch butterflies that mix with year-round residents have higher rates of parasite infection

Lack of empirical data has made it challenging to evaluate management of the species

Highway noise can lead to stress for monarch butterfly caterpillars