Carnivores

Carnivores are meat-eating mammals. Learn about tigers, coyotes, and other predators of the animal kingdom.

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Lion

In this guide to the Lion, you'll learn cool facts about its habitat, unique behaviors and it's converstation status.


Fear of the Human 'Superpredator' Causes Large Carnivores to Eat Less

By frightening top predators, the fear of humans may be distorting ecosystem processes even more than previously imagined.

That Funky Meerkat Scent Comes From a Surprising Source

A new scientific study reveals that the smells unique to meerkat communities aren't produced by the meerkats themselves.

Some Wild Elephants Need Only Two Hours of Sleep

The two elephants studied even went some days without sleeping at all.

Do Big Cats Freak Out Over Laser Pointers Like House Cats?

House cats seem to love chasing laser pointers. But what about their larger, wilder cousins?

Spicy Vest Full of Chili Powder Protects Dogs From Wolf Attacks

One Finnish town is trying out an unconventional method for protecting their pets from protected wolves.

Three Rare White Lion Cubs Born in Georgian Zoo

The cuddly cubs were born in the same zoo that experienced disastrous flooding in 2015.

Researcher Paints Eyes on Cow Butts to Deter Lions

Who's ready for operation iCow?

Decoding Wolf Dialects

A study finds wolves howl differently depending on the species.

The Only Wild Jaguar in the U.S. Has Finally Been Filmed

Motion-sensing cameras, detailed maps and a special poop-detecting dog all played a part in finding the jaguar nicknamed "El Jefe."

Sarah the Cheetah, the World's Fastest Land Animal, Has Died

Breaking multiple records, Sarah set speeds never matched by any other animal. She was euthanized earlier this week by the staff at the Cincinnati Zoo, where she lived.