Latest Predators Stories
In a historic biological achievement, Newport Aquarium announced Wednesday that Sweet Pea, the first documented shark ray to breed in a controlled environment, gave birth to seven pups on Friday,
According to a new study, a quarter of the world’s sharks and rays face extinction within the next few decades due to overfishing.
GLAND, Switzerland, Jan.
Newport Aquarium announced Saturday that Sweet Pea, the first shark ray to go on display in the Western Hemisphere, is pregnant – marking the first time a shark ray has become pregnant while
Great white sharks have always been considered one of the longer living fish, but a new study has found that they actually live much longer than previously believed.
A new study tracking the migratory patterns of tiger sharks in the waters near Australia revealed just how important coral reefs are to the survival of this feisty predator.
A new study found that a certain species of ancient shark behaved like salmon in reverse – swimming from freshwater into the ocean for spawning.
Many shark proteins, involved in a number of different functions, match those of humans more closely than they do those of zebrafish, researchers say.
As if the razor-sharp teeth, powerful jaws and lightning-quick speed weren’t enough, marine biologists have now found that sharks prefer to attack from behind.
A new 20-year study has shown that sharks head back to their home waters to give birth.
The bobcat (Lynx rufus, or commonly Felis rufus) is a wild cat native to North America. They are found mostly in the United States, southern Canada, and Northern Mexico. The bobcat is an adaptable animal that inhabits wooded areas as well as semi-desert, urban, and swampland environments. They live in a set home range that shifts in size with the season. They utilize several methods to mark their territorial boundaries including claw marks and deposits of urine or feces. In appearance, the...
The Orca or Killer Whale (Orcinus orca) is the largest member of the oceanic dolphin family Delphinidae. They are sometimes referred to as blackfish, a group including pilot whales, pigmy and false killer whales and melon headed whales. It is the second-most widely distributed mammal on Earth (after humans) and is found in all the world's oceans, from the frigid arctic regions to warm, tropical seas. It is also a versatile, deadly predator, eating fish, turtles, birds, seals, sharks and even...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.