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

Field Cameras Catch Deer Eating Birds—Wait, Why Do Deer Eat Birds?

Deer aren't the slim, graceful vegans we thought they were. Scientists using field cameras have caught deer preying on nestling song birds. And it's not just deer. Herbivores the world over may be supplementing their diets. » 3/04/15 12:40pm 3/04/15 12:40pm

Teeth reveal that Canadian dinosaurs knew how to share

Dinosaur teeth have been studied many times already. Scratches and pits on the surface of herbivore teeth provide clues to how they fed, and what types of plants they fed on. But many of these studies look at only a few teeth, or only a few specimens. Not so with this study. » 6/16/14 3:33pm 6/16/14 3:33pm

Why Prey Animals Are Some of the Most Badass Creatures on the Planet

When it comes to evading hungry predators, prey animals have no shortage of tricks — things like like camouflage, prickly defenses — and a hell of a lot of speed. But they’ve also evolved some lesser known strategies as well. Here are some ingenious ways prey animals avoid becoming a delicious meal. » 10/18/13 11:02am 10/18/13 11:02am