When they accidentally run into bird nests sitting on the ground, some slugs help themselves to a free, easy meal of bird chicks.
By giving a brood’s firstborn female smaller portions and a low-protein diet, a mother bee can turn the offspring into a nursemaid for her younger siblings.
With new recruits that keep raining in from up above, this unique society has no queen, and the ants work in pitch darkness with no obvious access to food
The odd feeding behaviour may even help keep the young insects together in a primitive form of social living.
Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer.
Indian dancing frogs are unusual enough, with their habit of waving their feet in the air. Now it turns out their tadpoles are peculiar as well.
Fan-throated lizards are small ground dwellers. The males flaunt a multihued, fan-shaped fold of skin on their throats during the breeding season.
Indian researchers, in collaboration with the Natural History Museum in London, have found a new species of burrowing, non-venomous snake that has smooth, shiny scales.
Blue-capped cordon-bleu has a special talent.
These colourful, hairy insects are beautiful to look at, but they have so many defences that virtually nothing eats them.
Male Gracixalus treefrogs woo females with their original compositions.
Horizontal pupils keep grazers safe, vertical pupils help predators to ambush prey.
Study explains how wandering ants guide a group of food gatherers back to the nest.
Birds prepare their eggs for the worst, whether the risk comes from predators or just the location of their nests.
Birds build some staggering structures, from nests the size of walnuts to makeshift rafts and even apartment complexes.