Dolphin Adopts Baby Whale In ‘Astonishing’ First Known Case

A bottlenose dolphin is believed to have adopted a baby melon-headed whale in the first known case of its kind. In 2014, scientists noticed a bottlenose mother was caring for a peculiar-looking male calf as well as her biological calf.  As they studied the trio, which were swimming in coastal waters off…

Massive, 1,100-Pound Dinosaur Bone Discovered in France

The femur of a giant dinosaur was found this week by French paleontologists at an excavation site in southwest France where, since 2010, remains of some of the largest animals ever to live on land have been excavated. The thigh bone of a giant dinosaur was found this week by…

Meet World’s Rare Natural Black Blondes, The Melanesians

For several years, blond hair was attributed to Caucasians but the Melanesians of Solomon Islands are one of the few groups with blonde hair outside Europe. Melanesians are black island people in the south pacific that migrated over thousands of years ago, long before the blacks that came to the…

Not One But Two Meteor Showers Will Peak Tonight

From a total solar eclipse to spectacular views of Saturn, July has featured a wide range of astronomical events. And on Monday night, the month will conclude with the first meteor shower in nearly three months. Not one, but two meteor showers will peak on the night of Monday, July…

Female Dragonflies Fake Their Death To Avoid Males

Everyone has those nights when their significant other comes to bed and — for one reason or another — they decide to feign sleep to avoid talking or …doing other stuff. Well, female dragonflies take this kind of sneaky rejection to the next level — faking their own deaths to…