The Silent Flight of Owls, Explained

A few evenings ago, while walking through the forest at dusk, my daughter stopped us in our tracks with a loud “shush.” As we stopped to listen, she pointed towards a mewing sound on the trail just ahead of us—and there, two fledgling Barred Owls perched on a wooden railing. As we carefully approached, first…

An Ancient Breed of Singing Dog Isn’t Extinct in the Wild After All

Photo of a Highland wild dog taken in 2020.Photo: Anang Dianto, PTFI Papua Province, IndonesiaA breed of wild dog known for its lyrical sounds may not be as extinct as we thought, according to a new paper out Monday. The study details genetic evidence suggesting that the New Guinea singing dog—thought to have only existed…

How to Train Your Dog to Love Grooming

Transcribed How to Train Your Dog to Love Grooming Consider yourself lucky if your dog loves being brushed, shampooed, or having his or her nails clipped. If your dog doesn’t, that’s alright. Many dogs hate grooming. For many dogs and their owners, grooming sessions can be a miserable experience. Fortunately, they can be trained to…