Pigs Can Play Video Games
Pigs can be trained to play video games with their snouts.
Prozac Turns Guppies into Zombies
Human drugs often end up washing from sewers into rivers, which can alter animals' natural behaviours.
Spiky Rat Uses Plant Poison to Turn Its Hair Deadly
In 2011, scientists discovered that the rats lace their fur with a deadly poison.
Pablo Escobar’s Hippos Are Thriving
Escobar's pet hippos were left behind when his private zoo closed, and they've flourished in the decades after his death.
The Dog Mayor of Rabbit Hash
Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, has a peculiar tradition of electing canine candidates.
Learning From The Bears
The grizzly bears' strategy could help prevent muscle atrophy in humans as well.
Boiling Lobsters Alive Should Be Banned
The Swiss say it's cruel and lobsters can sense pain.
Autophagy in Octopus
Octopuses can sometimes suffer from autophagy, or self-cannibalism.
Why Do Spittlebugs Make Bubbles?
The nymphs, called spittlebugs, make the foam, although it isn't actually spittle.
The Largest Owl That Ever Existed
Cuba's extinct giant owl, Ornimegalonyx, was the largest owl that ever lived.
‘Babe’ Movie Facts
It took 48 different pigs to play the role of babe.
Gouldian Finch Papillae
Coming in many shapes, colors, and sizes, strange mouth markings might aid in chick survival.