World | Health | Flora and Fauna | ScienceNPR | Feb. 25, 2017 11:44 a.m.
People were dropping dead in Malaysia, and no one could figure out why their brains were swelling. A young scientist solved the mystery. Then he had to get people to believe him.
Nation | Health | Flora and Fauna | ScienceNPR | Feb. 25, 2017 10:21 a.m.
Aging dogs often need extra medical care. But there comes a time to be realistic about what can and can't be done, veterinarians say. The pet's comfort is paramount.
Born six weeks early, the tiny one-month-old hippo has had a rather tough time. But in a video released by the Cincinnati Zoo, Fiona shows off her resilience and her moves in the pool.
The enclosure in China's Heilongjiang province, where the drone video was filmed, has been accused of keeping animals in "deplorable conditions."
Sure they might be chubby to put it charitably but they're still tigers. And when Chinese zookeepers mobilized a drone to get them some exercise, the big cats had little trouble bringing it down.
NW Life | local | Flora and Fauna | Forestry | NewsStatesman Journal | Feb. 24, 2017 12:30 p.m.
A once-hidden hidden grove of redwood trees at a state park just south of the California-Oregon border has become the park's worst-kept secret.
Scientists in India say the frogs are actually fairly common but have eluded discovery likely because of their extremely small size, secretive habitats and unusual calls.