What Japan's Wild Snow Monkeys Can Teach Us About Animal Culture
Scientists have been studying the primates at some of the nation's hot springs, and what they have learned about evolution is astonishing
Alcatraz's Captivating Hold on History
Fifty years after Native American activists occupied the island, take a look back at the old prison in San Francisco Bay
When Niagara Falls Ran Dry
While seemingly a natural wonder of the world, the destination on the U.S./Canada border has been subject to human meddling for years
The Fishy Mystery of Lake Malawi
In the second-largest lake in Africa, fish evolution is taking place at an explosive rate. Why? Scientists are diving into the question
Why Do So Many People Still Want to Believe in Bigfoot?
The appeal of the mythical, wild man holds strong
Why Did the Carolina Parakeet Go Extinct?
It hasn't been seen for a century. But will the bird species ever fly again?
Why Are These Hamsters Cannibalizing Their Young?
Scientists are stalking French cornfields to find out
The Biggest Tree Canopy on the Planet Stretches Across Nearly Five Acres
In remote India, a visit to Thimmamma Marrimanu offers a spectacular lesson in the vital coexistence of living things