Wildlife

Wildlife photographer of the year    The amazing inner lives of animals    National Georaphic Phenomena site    
The voice of the natural world    David Attenborough - The Life Collection    Planet Earth II    Report Summary

Living Planet Report 2016

Evolutionary history and species interactions

Predator and prey video   Predators affect the carbon cycle 

Patterns in nature: how the zebra got its stripes

Detecting animals in thermal images obtained by unmanned aerial systems

Sifting through animal images    360 degree imagery of Galapagos Islands added to Street View

Impact of Climate Change on Wildlife:

Climate change ripples through life on Earth    Climate change requires new conservation models

Scientists - think more broadly to predict wildlife climate change survival    

Reports identify areas where wildlife can survive in a changing climate     

Declines in large wildlife lead to increases in disease risk

Space-eye view could help stop global wildlife decline 

Koalas in danger as Aussie temperatures soar

Polar bear diet changes as sea ice melts 

Ice loss benefits Adelie penguins, for now

Antarctic emporer penguins may be adapting to warmer temperatures

Guns, tractors 'threaten wildlife more than climate change'    Half Earth: or planet's fight for life

The truth about climate change Part 1    Part 2    Extreme climate change linked to early animal evolution

Hormone disrupting chemicals and climate change increase the risk of population-level impacts in wildlife

Mammals:

Disaster map predicts bleak future for mammals    Life of mammals   

Researchers Explore Evolution of World’s Mammals Over the Past 100 Million Years

Evolution mostly driven by brawn, not brains    New theory of early animal evolution

Researchers Greatly Improve Evolutionary Tree of Life for Mammals

New study sheds light on mammal group that puzzled Darwin   

Bigger creatures live longer, travel further for a reason

Global warming led to dwarfism in mammals - twice

Great ape genetic diversity catalog frames primate evolution and future conservation

Mammals living in the Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic)    Subterranean Wildlife 

Learning animal language from prairie dogs    Chirps, whistles, clicks: do animals have a true 'language'?

Whiskers help animals determine the direction of the wind

North American mammal evolution tracks with climate change

Dogs likely originated in Europe more than 18,000 years ago    Return of the beavers

Animal Migrations: 

Space to Move     Animal migration     Animal migration tracking    

On the origin of species heteropatric differentiation: a review and a model of speciation in migratory animals 

How animal migration works    Wild migration   Saving the great animal migrations

North America migration maps   Spectacular migrations in the Western US

Habitat fragmentation prevents migration during climate change   

Corridor conservation in the US West   Monarch butterflies migration at lowest numbers on record

Serengeti wildebeast migration     Great animal migrations    BBC news about migration 

9 most spectacular wildlife migrations   10 great anilmal migrations to witness

Wildlife Survival, Reserves & Conservation Efforts:

Western black rhino declared extinct 

Why we are losing the battle to save wildlife

'Lost World' discovered in remote Australia

If you cut down a tree in the forest, can wildlife hear it?

US national strategy for combating wildlife trafficking

Survival of many of the world's nonhuman primates is in doubt

For these monkeys, it's a fight for survival - Indonesia macaques

Many more species at risk from Southeast Asia tree plantations

The creation of an island: the extinction of animals on Zanzibar 

Wildlife face 'Armageddon' as forests shrink    Endangered safari

Increasing fragmentation of landscape threatens European wildlife

Wildlife disease on the increase: a serious threat to Europe's biodiversity

Rapid population decline among vertebrates began with industrialization

Why are some wild animals more tolerant to human interaction than others?

Positive vs negative effects of livestock grazing on wildlife. What do we really know?

Mapping out how to save species    Project Noah    US~Canadian wildlife strategy

To avoid conflict, Los Angeles mountain lions choose separate hunting grounds

Santa Cruz (USA) cameras capture a wide variety of species

Meet the mountain lions of Los Angeles    Maps for tiger reserves in Nepal

Crocodile attack project will help save lives in vulnerable communities

Cheap and nasty: The potential perils of using management costs to identify global conservation priorities

Marine Life:

Wildlife loss in the global ocean

What triggers salmon migrations?

Why do octopuses remind us so much of ourselves?   

Squid communicate with a secret, skin-powered alphabet    Nudi by nature nudibranch diversity

Shocking migratory changes bring electric rays to Canada's Pacific

Greenland shark may live for 400 years, smashing longetivity record    Sharks

Killer whale versus great white shark video

Crocodiles and dolphins evolved similar skulls to catch to catch the same prey

Insects, Birds, Bees & Bats: 

Incredible insects    9 Deadliest insects on Earth

Intimate portraits of bees   Single gene separates queen from workers    Tiny technology creates a buzz

Division of labor among social insects: all-rounders cope better tha specialists in the face of threats

The rove beetle's ability to mimic army ants independently evolved many times

Making 'mulch' ado of ant hills    A field guide to spiders of Australia

Weird life found trapped in giant underground crystals

X-ray snapshot of butterfly wings reveals underlying physics of color

A  small dragonfly is found to be the world's longest-distance flyer 

The lost world of giant bugs    Reign of the giant insects ended with the evolution of birds

Cladistics and the origin of birds: a review and two new analyses

Bacteria control levels of dangerous pollutants in seabirds

Tree of life of birds almost complete    Tracing the evolution of bird reproduction

Avian subspecies    Subspecies origination and extinction in birds    Subspecies are for convenience

Predictors of juvenile survival in birds    Are wild birds important in the transport of anthropod-borne viruses?

Avian influenza in wild birds: status as reservoirs, and risks to humans and agriculture
     
Sampling strategies and biodiversity of influenza A subtypes in wild birds

New data on bird population trends and the climate conditions they occupy

Big bird data project probes migrations

The secrets of owls' near noiseless wings    Laysan albatross videocam    Parrots in the land of Oz 

Novel technology reveals aerodynamics of birds flying in a V-formation

How frigatebirds cross entire oceans without ever needing to rest

Watch 118  bird species migrate across a map of the Western Hemisphere

Satellite tracking of migratory birds    Shorter telomeres reveal stress in migratory birds

Dylan Winter and the starling murmurations    Older cranes help keep younger birds on the right track

The double-edged sword of wildlife-friendly yards    Alaska's shorebirds exposed to mercury

Storms 'slaughter' kills over  21,000 birds on the French coast

Effects of noise pollution on birds: a brief review of our knowledge

The eye in the sky: combined use of unmanned aerial systems and GPS data loggers for ecological research and conservation of small birds

Bats and whales behave in surprisingly similar ways    How bats took over the night

Bat populations recovering, according to largest ever European study

Ancient ants leaving a modern trail     To communicate, some ants swap spit

From warm to swarm: why insect activity increases in Australian summer

This never before seen spider looks like a leaf

In dangerous tradeoff, birds ally with alligators    Salamanders are more important than you realize

Other:

Jaguar versus croc video

Shining light on the origins of bioluminescence    

Wild elephants sleep just 2 hours a day, puzzling scientists

Longest ever phython snake dies after capture    The King Cobra eats other snakes