Spot (or hear) the vole – in the snow

He’s spotted you. Most of us would never expect the weasel to change colour like the stoat/ermine in our milder winters, but in Siberia, here is Mustela nivalis showing his true hard winter colours! Weasel image; Credit: © Shutterstock From the snowshoe hare and the …

3 Easy Anxiety Relief Exercises You Can Use Anywhere

Anxiety affects everyone to some degree. Consider these quick coping mechanisms when it surfaces. Have you ever found yourself ruminating endlessly about something from your past or in your future, leading you to feel tense, nervous, apprehensive or stressed? If so, you may have experienced …

Gibbon-speak is real language.

Hylobates lar is the lar or white-handed gibbon, here bored stiff in a zoo. At least Wisconsin Zoo served as a portal into the life and language of the wild gibbon community. The communication skills needed there are probably less than in the canopy, except …

Shark self-conservation

This is the living pup of the brown-banded bamboo shark. Produced after its mother maintained spermatozoa for 4 years, this individual proves that shark conservation has additional help for much-needed success, at least in some species.Bamboo shark image; Credit: © California Academy of Sciences The …