Orgies, love triangles, necrophilia – nature’s amorous repertoire is just a debauched as that of humans, and in some cases even more so.
In light of Netflix’s “My Octopus Teacher” winning the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature, a biologist writes about just how clever cephalopods really are.
From post-natal death to hatching out of a mother’s back, the modes of reproduction in the animal world are far more varied than that of humans.
Plankton usually take on tiny forms and exist in beautiful variety. They are also a key part of the ocean’s ecology – and are under threat from the climate crisis.
A study explores how your dog does when you're not home.
A cat lover has a surprise after dating a dog owner – and increasingly finding himself walking man’s best friend.
Many cows live unhappy lives in industrial farms. But what about those cows who graze freely in meadows, enjoying life in a relative paradise?
Both mammals and birds appear to grieve their dead and observe mourning rituals – just like humans.
Beavers are remarkable creatures. Not only are their unique teeth a beautiful feat of nature, but they also play an important ecological role.
On hot summer days, we might hide inside the cool confines of our house. For many flora and fauna, such a luxury is impossible – they have their own biological techniques.