animals

The Terrifying Orchid Penises of Turtles and Tortoises

The animal kingdom is full of weird peens, but the gigantic, seemingly sentient flower-shaped dongs of turtles really take the cake

When Dolly the Sheep Made Us All Clone Crazy

A scientific breakthrough led to fevered speculation that seems a bit silly in retrospect

New Elephant Moms Don’t Get Any Maternity Leave, Study Says

The toxic girl bosses of the animal kingdom, they’re right back to leading their herds almost immediately after giving birth to their 260-pound-plus babies

How Highly Trained Anti-Poaching Dogs Are Saving Rhinos in Africa

Convinced rhino horn has medicinal benefits, poachers are slaughtering rhinos at unprecedented rates. And while humans can intervene to an extent, the best solution, sometimes, is to send in the dogs