evolutionary biology

Which Extinct Animal Would Have Made The Best Pet?

Which Extinct Animal Would Have Made The Best Pet?

With de-extinction hovering on the edge of being a thing, it is worth asking at least one question. That question is not “why?” or “is this a good idea?” If it can be done, it will be, and that’s that. No, the question is: which formerly extinct animals should we…

Monogamous Species Share Deep Genetic Similarities

Regardless of your opinion on monogamy, it’s a trait found across many species, from songbirds to fish to many humans. But surprisingly, there are plenty of examples in which members of one species will form lifelong pairs, but those of a closely related species won’t. An international team of researchers…