Mammal


New Fastest Flying Mammal Discovered

New Fastest Flying Mammal Discovered

Editorial comment: The Brazilian free-tailed bat is batshit crazy fast....

Nov 10 2016, 12:21am CST

World’s Most Trafficked Mammal Pangolin Finally Gets Protection with Complete Trade Ban

World’s Most Trafficked Mammal Pangolin Finally Gets Protection with Complete Trade Ban

UN approves a total ban on trade in pangolin. The move can contribute in the rocovery of gentle and shy mammal...

Oct 1 2016, 9:06am CDT

Meerkats Are The Most Murderous Mammal

Meerkats Are The Most Murderous Mammal

Science has shown the meerkat to be a vicious killer and murderer among mammalian species. Marmots and squirrels have also been...

Sep 29 2016, 10:05am CDT

Philippine Island Has World’s Greatest Number of Unique Mammal Species

Philippine Island Has World’s Greatest Number of Unique Mammal Species

Scientists say that the Philippine island of Luzon is a big mammalian hub. Some of the most diverse of mammals live on the isla...

Jul 18 2016, 11:29am CDT

Bramble Cay Rodent is First Mammal Species to Go Extinct due to Climate Change

Bramble Cay Rodent is First Mammal Species to Go Extinct due to Climate Change

The first mammalian species to undergo mass extinction due to global warming and pollution is a rodent termed the Bramble Cay m...

Jun 14 2016, 10:47am CDT

Rare Marine Mammal Vaquita Porpoise is on the Verge of Extinction

Rare Marine Mammal Vaquita Porpoise is on the Verge of Extinction

About 60 vaquita porpoise likely remain on Earth. We will lose the species forever if coordinated conservation efforts are not...

May 16 2016, 3:05am CDT

Extinct Bat turns out to be a Native Land Mammal of Hawaii

Extinct Bat turns out to be a Native Land Mammal of Hawaii

An extinct bat that was discovered in fossilized form has turned out to be a native mammal of the State of Hawaii....

Mar 24 2016, 9:52am CDT

Questioning SeaWorld's Commitment to Mammal Welfare

Questioning SeaWorld's Commitment to Mammal Welfare

On December 21, 2015, SeaWorld San Antonio saw killer whale Unna die. Critics and activists wonder about the quality of care si...

Dec 26 2015, 11:18pm CST

Small, Beaver-like Mammal Survived the Dinosaur Apocalypse

Small, Beaver-like Mammal Survived the Dinosaur Apocalypse

The mammal managed to thrive millions of years after dinosaur extinction. The fossil remains of the animal were discovered in N...

Oct 5 2015, 10:01pm CDT

Ig Nobel Prize 2015 Winners Include Bee Stings, Mammal pee, Dinosaur Chickens

Ig Nobel Prize 2015 Winners Include Bee Stings, Mammal pee, Dinosaur Chickens

Some of the 2015 Ig Nobel Prize categories are pretty weird and in a class of their own. They include research into how bee sti...

Sep 18 2015, 9:12am CDT