Bipedal Movement Might Have Been The Main Cause Of Dinosaur Evolving Into Birds

The modern version of birds we see today descended from dinosaurs. As they morphed into bird form, dinosaurs shrank dramatically. The way this phenomenon happened is still debated nowadays. PLOS Computational Biology... Read more »

8 Species of Birds Are On the Brink of Extinction In Just a Decade

Remember the 2011 animation film, Rio? The main character was Blu, a Spix’s Macaw that was raised in captivity gets to Brazil and has to mate with the last wild member of... Read more »

Scientists Say Killing Rats Could Save the Reefs

In a race to save one of the world’s most beautiful and complex ecosystems, scientists are looking for ways to approach this issue. Until now, the obvious culprits that killed the coral... Read more »

How Did Birds Survive the Asteroid That Killed All Dinosaurs 66 Million Years Ago?

The Cretaceous period was coming to an end almost 66 million years ago when an asteroid as huge as Mount Everest crashed into the Earth. Landing in the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico, it... Read more »