Skinks Defend Themselves by Sticking Their Tongues Out

Skinks Defend Themselves by Sticking Their Tongues Out

These unique reptiles open gaping pink mouths and wag their bright blue tongues to scare away predators — often with astounding success. Blue tongued skinks are native to Australia and persist primarily in...

Snorkeling Turtle is the Weirdest in the World

Snorkeling Turtle is the Weirdest in the World

The mata mata is a peculiar sedentary turtle with a long leaf-like head that hardly moves, snorkels for air, and vacuums up food. Mata-mata turtles are endemic to freshwater streams in South America,...

Giant Isopods are the Animals Time Forgot

Giant Isopods are the Animals Time Forgot

If you’ve ever poked a pillbug and watched it curl up in a ball, you’ve encountered an isopod. They’re not actually bugs; they’re crustaceans. And while the terrestrial kind are small and relatively...

Scientists Help Rare Sawfish Species Give Birth in the Wild

Scientists Help Rare Sawfish Species Give Birth in the Wild

Earlier this week a team of scientists in a protected region of the Bahamas participated in an astounding event — the birth of young sawfish from a rare endangered species. Sawfish are known...

Macaque Monkeys Are Physically Capable of Speaking (Listen!)

Macaque Monkeys Are Physically Capable of Speaking (Listen!)

Image: tontantravel via Flickr Some monkeys are physically capable of producing human speech. But their brains just aren’t wired to do so, says a new study published in Science Advances. Researchers recorded X-ray of...

Sex-Crazed Snakes Reproduce in “Mating Balls” (Video)

Sex-Crazed Snakes Reproduce in “Mating Balls” (Video)

Image: Wikimedia Commons Red-sided garter snakes have a strange mating ritual. As they emerge from hibernation in spring, thousands of male snakes will desperately rush the females in an epic battle to reproduce....

Glow-in-the-Dark Scorpions Exposed by UV Light

Glow-in-the-Dark Scorpions Exposed by UV Light

Research reveals that scorpions glow blue-green under black light — attributing to their extreme aversion to daylight. Scorpions are predatory arachnids native to nearly every continent on earth. Their environmental adaptability makes them...

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