Connecticut Parks Bring In The Deer Hunters

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Tai Shan on his first birthday. The panda was conceived in 2005 through artificial insemination in a procedure performed by National Zoo scientists and veterinarians. Ann Batdorf/Smithsonian Institution via AP hide caption

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How To FedEx A Panda

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Mystery Of The Bdelloid Dry Spell Solved

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An artist's rendition of two Sinosauropteryx dinosaurs, showing their short, bristle-like feathers along the midline of the head, neck, back and around the tail, forming irregular stripes. Chuang Zhao and Lida Xing hide caption

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Listen Discovering Dinosaur Color From Fossilized Feathers

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Temple Grandin: A Life Devoted To Animals

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The ring-tailed lemur is one of many pint-sized creatures on the island of Madagascar. Scientists have long noted that despite the great diversity of fauna on the island, there are few large beasts, like the lions and elephants found on mainland Africa. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Did Madagascar's Menagerie Float From Africa?

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Researchers dyed sperm from each deer mouse a different color; in this case, red represents one male and green another. The sperm joined together with their own kind, as seen here, allowing them to swim faster than those that did not cluster together. Heidi Fisher hide caption

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Sperm Of A Feather Flock Together

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White-rumped sandpiper chicks on northern Canada's Bylot Island. Laura McKinnon hide caption

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Extreme Migrations Spell Safety For Arctic Shorebirds

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What Happens To Polar Bears As Arctic Ice Shrinks?

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After the morning milking, the cows head out to graze on the 146-acre farm. Kathleen Masterson/NPR hide caption

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Going Organic Helps A Small Dairy Stay Afloat

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Citizen Scientists Count Birds For Christmas

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Red snapper caught by commercial fishermen await shipment on a dock in South Carolina. South Atlantic Fishery Management Council/AP hide caption

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Fishermen Reeling Over Red Snapper Fishing Ban

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U.S. Panda Bound For China Under Loan Terms

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Sudan, one of four endangered northern white rhinoceroses shipped to Kenya from a zoo in the Czech Republic, explores his new pen at the Ol Pejeta reserve near the town of Nanyuki in central Kenya. Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rare Rhinos Relocated In Effort To Keep Species Alive

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