Bird Experts "Horrified" To Discover Meat-Eating Rainbow Lorikeets

Like hummingbirds, Australian rainbow lorikeets eat pollen and nectar. In fact, they have a specialized tongue that allows them to do so. So imagine the surprise of bird experts after discovering of a population of lorikeets who have taken to eating meat. » 3/25/15 6:30am 3/25/15 6:30am

Gorgeous Photos Show Bears and Wolves Feasting Together on a Dead Whale

When a dead whale washes ashore, it's a meaty bounty for whatever carnivores happen to find it. Researchers were surprised to find brown bears and wolves, two predators that don't usually get along, sharing a whale carcass for more than four months. And they have the photos to prove it. » 5/18/14 3:32pm 5/18/14 3:32pm

Humans are becoming more carnivorous

Ever wondered just where humans fall on the food chain? Wonder no more. Researchers have calculated our precise location (somewhere right next a pig or an anchovy, apparently), along with another surprising trend: While we're firmly omnivores, we're also becoming more and more carnivorous. » 12/04/13 7:10am 12/04/13 7:10am

How To Be An Ethical Carnivore

Not everybody can or wants to become a vegetarian. But for those of us who insist on eating meat, that doesn’t mean we have to be complete dicks about it. Here are some helpful ideas on how to be a conscious carnivore. » 9/23/13 11:45am 9/23/13 11:45am

Newly-discovered mammal is 'mix of house cat and a teddy bear'

Say hello to the olinguito, the first carnivorous mammal to be discovered in the Western hemisphere in 35 years. And HOLY CRAP is this thing ever cute. » 8/16/13 2:40pm 8/16/13 2:40pm

This mysterious cave was a deathtrap for thousands of years

Call it the Sarlacc Pit of the Late Miocene: A recent study by Spanish paleontologists has shown how a nasty cave entrance gobbled-up a disproportionate number of carnivores for an extended period over 9 million years ago. » 5/01/13 3:40pm 5/01/13 3:40pm

Madagascar swamp creature is the first carnivorous mammal discovered in…

Meet Durrell's Vonistra, an aquatic, mongoose-like creature the size of a cat. This little beast lives in Madagacar's largest lake, Lac Alaotra, which is becoming polluted and drying up thanks to rice farming. » 10/11/10 7:11am 10/11/10 7:11am