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Living Planet Report 2020 from WWF Reveals 68% in World's Wildlife Since 1970
WWF has released its Living Planet Report 2020. It indicates a 68% plunge in the world's wildlife since 1970. (September 11, 2020)

Video: Paper Wasp Observed Predating Songbird Nestling
A paper wasp was recorded on video attacking and killing a songbird nestling. (August 9, 2020)

African Grey Parrot Named Griffin Battles Humans in Shell Game Memory Game
Harvard researchers put an African grey parrot named Griffin up against children and adults in a version of the classic shell game. (July 10, 2020)

Giant Prehistoric Penguin Once Inhabited New Zealand
A monster penguin roamed New Zealand around 60 million years ago. It stood 1.6 meters (5.2 feet tall) and weighs up to 80 kg. (August 16, 2019)

Extinct Giant Parrot Stood 1 Meter Tall
Researchers discovered the fossil of an extinct giant parrot species in New Zealand that stood three feet tall. (August 8, 2019)

Stick Insect's Eggs Survive if Insect is Eaten by a Bird
The hardy eggs of a stick insect survive even when the insect is consumed by a bird. (April 5, 2019)

Robotic Falcon Designed to Help Reduce Bird Strikes Near Airports
Researchers have developed a robotic falcon that was created to help reduce bird strikes near airports. (May 31, 2018)

Dinosaur Discovered in China had Iridescent Feathers like a Hummingbird
Scientists have discovered the fossil of a dinosaur in China that had rainbow coloring. It had iridescent feathers like a hummingbird. (January 15, 2018)

Study Finds Praying Mantises Kill and Eat Small Birds
A recent study has found that many species of praying mantises around the world hunt, kill and eat small birds. (July 5, 2017)

Giant Kangaroo-sized Flying Turkeys Once Roamed Australia
Scientists have discovered that a giant flying turkey species once lived in Australia. It weighs about four times as much as a modern brush turkey. (June 14, 2017)

Great Cormorants Can Hear Underwater
Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have discovered that great cormorants can hear underwater. (June 12, 2017)

Baby Opposite Bird Preserved in 100 Million Year Old Amber
This baby bird was preserved in amber that is around 100 million years old. (June 9, 2017)

Turkeys Walk in a Circle Around a Dead Cat
A group of about twenty turkeys were spotted walking in a circle around a dead cat. (March 3, 2017)

Scientists Say Chickens Are Intelligent, Caring and Complex
Scientists say chickens are very smart birds. They say they are intelligent, caring and complex creatures. (January 5, 2017)

Study Finds Common Swift Can Fly Nearly Ten Consecutive Months Without Landing
A new study has found the common swift can fly for nearly ten consecutive months without ever landing. (October 28, 2016)

Study Finds Magpies Faster at Scoring Cheetos But Crows Will Steal Them
A study involing cheetos, magpies and crows found that magpies get to cheetos faster but then crows steal the cheetos. (August 11, 2016)

Study Finds Bird Brains are More Neuron Dense Than Mammal Brains
A new study has found that bird brains are more neuron dense than mammal brains. (June 20, 2016)

Videos of Snakes Eating Eggs Go Viral
A couple videos of snakes eating eggs have gone viral recently. In one video a snake eats eggs out of a bird's nest. (May 17, 2016)

Fossil of New Bird Species from Early Cretaceous Discovered in China
The fossil of a new bird species from the Early Cretaceous was discovered in China. It sheds light on the early evolution of birds. (March 2, 2016)

Dodos May Have Been Smart Say Scientists
The extinct dodo bird has become a symbol of stupidity in modern culture. However, scientists say the bird may have been quite intelligent. (February 24, 2016)

Giant Bird Wandered the Arctic 53 Million Years Ago Say Scientists
Scientists say there was a giant flightless bird species that wandered the high Arctic about 53 million years ago. (February 12, 2016)

Juvenile Cowbirds Sneak Out of the Nest at Night to Avoid Imprinting
Researchers have discovered juvenile cowbirds sneak out of the nest at night to avoid imprinting on their host parents. (November 7, 2015)

Oxford Researchers Study Divorce Patterns in Great Tits
Oxford University researchers have been studying why birds decide to end their relationship. (October 25, 2015)

Killing of Rare Moustached Bird in the Name of Science Ignites Controversy
The killing of a rare mustached bird in the name of science has generated a huge controversy. The bird was killed by the scientist that found it. (October 13, 2015)

Top Rooster in Pecking Order Crows First in the Morning
Scientists have discovered that the top rooster in its pecking order is always the first rooster to crow in the morning, followed by the second highest ranking rooster. (July 27, 2015)