The royal ceremony is an ancient Brahminical rite that heralds the start of the new rice-growing season.
The Sericomyrmex radioheadi was recently discovered in the Venezuelan Amazon.
Activists say overfishing will have devastating consequences for the species.
The Bronx Zoo's Birdathon helps highlight the many animals that stop through New York City during migration season.
The populations of 44 of the country's 58 species have dropped dramatically over the last 40 years.
Rhinos were declared extinct in Zambia in 1998, ravaged by poachers. Today they are back and living in the wild once again.