The young western lowland gorilla, the first to be born at Cleveland Zoo, is being cared for by the oldest female in the group, who takes it to be fed by humans.
These species stick around their parents longer than you might expect.
Intriguingly, researchers found that males of the species have "quite large" genitalia relative to their tiny size.
Australian funnel web spiders have killed 13 people and it is estimated 30 to 40 people are bitten each year.
Ironbound was first tagged last fall in the waters off West Ironbound Island, Nova Scotia.
For a study, researchers investigated several areas of crocodilian biology by analyzing 20 different species from around the world.
The species of mudskipper moves across water in a way that has never been seen before.
The 0.2-inch-long specimen was identified in amber from the Baltic Sea region in northern Europe.
The last documented individual was killed by a hunter in 1990.
"I chose this name as I am immensely impressed with the work of this young campaigner," the scientist behind the naming said.
Batesian mimicry is where a harmless species avoids predators by pretending to be a dangerous or toxic one.
The creatures are invisible to the naked eye, measuring around 100 micrometers long—about as thick as a human hair.
The dinosaur could bite with about three times the force of large crocodiles or great white sharks.
Teenagers' sometimes inexplicable choices can be understood as a rational developmental phase when seen through the lens of animal behavior.
Rabbits have evolved numerous beneficial adaptations and behaviors over time, which have helped them to survive the threat of predators.
Bonnethead shark, a relative of the hammerhead, eats seagrass for nutrition—and may be able to survive on it alone.
Lemurs, and several other primate species, are known to rub objects, substances or materials over certain body parts in a behavior known as "self-anointing."
A teenaged Thomas Emmel first collected what is now known as cyllopsis tomemmeli in 1959.
Too much testosterone might explain her new growth.
The animals were gathered from depths of up to 16,000 feet by the research ship Investigator during a month-long voyage in 2017.
Scientists get "unprecedented view" of how the fungal parasite takes control of an ant's body.
This giant rat is gold-colored, a foot and a half long, and was just a rumor among scientists for decades.
According to DNA research, the split between dogs and wolves occurred longer ago than we realized.