Gaze Upon The Fuzzy Scrawn Of An Elusive Baby Pigeon

City dwellers encounter pigeons every day. But have you noticed that you never see a baby? One big reason: they stay in the nest until they’re adult-sized, which is why pretty much the only people who see pigeon babies are those who raise them, or know somebody who does — like the person who snapped this pic. » 4/26/15 4:30pm Yesterday 4:30pm

Could a pigeon be the next great art critic?

Are humans the only animals that can appreciate beauty? Stories about painting elephants and chimps have convinced some that we are not the only species with a developed sense of the aesthetic. But doubts remain regarding whether these animals are truly creating art or simply trained performers. A Japanese scientist… » 2/18/11 1:22pm 2/18/11 1:22pm