Posts in: animals

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Protecting wildlife in the thick of it

Protecting wildlife in the thick of it

$100 million refuge proposed to shelter iconic rabbits and other thicket species

By | Posted April 18, 2016

Fleshing it out

Fleshing it out

Behind the scenes, Rebecca Meah builds models of dinosaurs and other animals for museum exhibitions

By | Posted March 21, 2016

What does a cow need all those stomachs for anyway?

What does a cow need all those stomachs for anyway?

The cow’s quirky digestive system powers the animal kingdom

By | Posted February 29, 2016

Bringing the backwoods to Brooklyn

Bringing the backwoods to Brooklyn

Taxidermist Divya Anantharaman injects urban flair into a traditional art form

By | Posted February 20, 2016

Erica of the Jungle

Erica of the Jungle

Erica Mueller, zookeeper, cares for wolves, cougars and other predators at the Turtle Back Zoo

By | Posted January 19, 2016

Two rare bees pass first hurdle for federal protection

Two rare bees pass first hurdle for federal protection

Bee-lovers race against population declines and bureaucracy

By | Posted December 23, 2015

For the love of lemurs

For the love of lemurs

Patricia Wright has a passion for these endangered primates, and spent the last three decades studying them

By | Posted November 3, 2015

Pecking order for birdbrains

Pecking order for birdbrains

Monk parakeets, like humans, use complex thinking to understand where they stand in their group’s social order

By | Posted October 22, 2015

Zoltan Takacs’s venomous vision

Zoltan Takacs’s venomous vision

Toxin researcher mines snake DNA for potential medicines

By | Posted September 28, 2015

Manhattan's own Snow White

Manhattan’s own Snow White

This woman’s love for wildlife has saved thousands of urban birds

By | Posted August 7, 2015

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