The tribe maintains some of the most detailed documentation of fishers in North America
The prehistoric mammal possessed a powerful jaw and likely had a raptor-like feeding style
The species’ numbers in the United States were diminished by predator control efforts and trapping
Researchers craft a new model for plant development after studying the genetics of carnivorous plants’ cup-shaped traps
Several species of cat have members with all-black coats, but the evolutionary advantages and disadvantages are just starting to be understood
The only hyena to live in North America, <i>Chasmaporthetes</i>, had the stature of a wolf and the powerful jaws of its modern relatives
Orca whales actually comprise two distinct types—and one may soon be destined to rise above the other
Predators like pumas cower in our presence. And these big cats aren’t the only ones
Coconut octopuses are among the most intelligent invertebrates around: They use tools, carry their shelters around for when they need them
Sand strikers, also known as bobbit worms, are primitive-looking creatures that lack eyes, or even a brain
… Particularly the ones that feasted on human flesh. Thanks, guys!
While the carnivorous cravings of most flesh-eating plants are limited to small insects, one exception is the pitcher plant
Solutions are multifaceted and region-specific, but conservation researchers have some ideas
Dear cave lions: We're so, so sorry.
Meat-eating evolved multiple times among these mysterious species, yet all of the winged carnivores share similar physiological fixes
When given scented wooden blocks soaked in this single chemical, captive carnivores go wild