The natural world is full of beauty, so why do we assume that only humans can perceive it? Perhaps animals are capable of delight, too?
Zoopharmacognosy – the self-medicating behaviour of animals – can teach us humans much about how to live in tandem with nature.
Trees not only live much longer than humans and other animals – they also die differently, piece-by-piece, in a carefully-planned process.
If only we humans would stop for a moment and observe the world around us, we might discover that there are other modes of cognition, just as fascinating as ours.
Just like among humans, parenting exists in the animal kingdom, too. Whether it constitutes purposeful teaching is still under debate.
The story of land vertebrates begins around 400 million years ago. But was the evolution of fins and then legs really such a great idea?
Cultural scientist and philosopher Justyna Schollenberger explains what Charles Darwin taught us about empathy, cooperation and animals.
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.