Tiny Thumb-Sized Hedgehog Lived in Canada 52 Million Years Ago

During the early Eocene epoch, North American mammals were quite different from what we see today. Here's one example: researchers have just uncovered a 2-inch-long fossilized hedgehog in British Columbia. That's the size of your thumb. » 7/09/14 4:58pm 7/09/14 4:58pm

Whimsical Photos from the Tapir Planet

Astronauts touch down in a forest filled with curious tapirs. An elephant becomes a miniature pet, and a woman discovers her carpet is actually a flat, fuzzy monster. In Todd Baxter's playful images, animals appear where you least expect them. » 8/07/10 7:00am 8/07/10 7:00am