We'll Never Be Able To Collect Data This In-Depth On Lemurs Ever Again

Meet Hiddleston. The blue-eyed black lemur was born at the Duke Lemur Center in March 2013. Since then, Duke researchers and students have recorded every detail of his life in their logbooks. Now, the Lemur Center is setting that data free, along with data for 3599 other lemurs that have called North Carolina their… » 7/28/14 3:16pm Today 3:16pm

This South Korean Delicacy Tastes Like A Urinal & Causes Mouth-Peeling

Fermented skate is one of the most popular foods in South Korea, as well as one of the stinkiest. The dish, called "hongeo," is described even by its fans as smelling distinctly of outhouse. Joe McPherson, American founder of the Korean food blog ZenKimchi, has compared its consumption to "licking a urinal." » 6/19/14 8:40am 6/19/14 8:40am

Caterpillar Metamorphosis Looks Even More Alien When You Speed It Up

Oregon's endangered silverspot butterflies typically pupate into chrysalises over the course of several hours, in a nocturnal process rarely observed by humans. But in this time-lapse footage, members of the Oregon Zoo's butterfly lab have combined over 15,000 photographs to compress the transformation into a matter… » 6/18/14 12:20pm 6/18/14 12:20pm

Animals That Doubled Their Expected Lifespan

In the Mediterranean there is a meadow of sea grass thought to be over 100,000 years old. In the White Mountains of California, there stands a Great Basin Bristlecone Pine that researchers estimate is 5,063 years old. But plants aren't the only organisms that know how to grow old. Here are nineteen Methuselahs of the… » 6/13/14 2:20pm 6/13/14 2:20pm