The Social Life of Bats
They sing, have dialects, reserve special tones for their pups—our reporter journeys to Mozambique to explore the unique communication of bats.
Call of the Liar
The spot-on imitations of other birds by the Australian lyrebird exemplify what Darwin missed about female birdsong.
Elephants Never Forget War
Violence is written in their genes.
Charles Henry Turner’s Insights Into Animal Behavior Were a Century Ahead of Their Time
Researchers are rediscovering the forgotten legacy of a pioneering Black scientist who conducted trailblazing research on the cognitive traits of bees, spiders, and more.
Blindness Is a Strange Country
What I’m finding as I lose my sight.