Unprecedented footage shows koalas slurping water from wet tree trunks both during and after rainstorms. The discovery solves a long-standing mystery about these adorable marsupials and how they’re able to stay hydrated.
You might be able to quickly recognise a friend from afar based on their body language or their personal fashion choices. It turns out that some birds do the same thing, recognising familiar, harmless humans by their clothing.
To prevent starvation, vampire bats will share their blood meals with an underfed friend. New research uncovers the steps leading up to this remarkable prosocial behaviour and the importance of mutual grooming.