Animal Forecast

Did We Doom the Mammoths?

The end times of saber-toothed cats, giant wombats, and carnivorous koalas.

Feb. 26 2013 3:02 PMSwimming in Sperm and EggsCoral sex is explosive, exquisitely timed, and funky.
Feb. 22 2013 10:57 AMCould Humans Go Extinct?There’s a chance we’re living in end times.
Feb. 19 2013 3:05 PMAlligators in Your BackyardThanks to climate change, the cold-blooded giants are lurching north.
Feb. 15 2013 7:44 AMThe Great “Do Bears Hibernate?” DebateTheir sleeping patterns are weird. Their sex is weirder.
Feb. 7 2013 1:11 PMWhat Really Killed the Dinosaurs?“An asteroid 65 million years ago” is no longer enough.
Feb. 5 2013 9:30 AMOwl vs. OwlShould the government shoot the spotted owl’s new enemy, the barred owl?
Feb. 25 2013 8:19 AMAre Red Wolves Worth the Trouble?Only 100 live in the wild, and rising seas are lapping up their land.
Feb. 21 2013 12:08 PMConservation TriageSay you have an ark. Which species do you save?
Feb. 18 2013 1:20 PMAre Oysters Doomed?Don’t believe in climate change? Talk to a clam digger.
Feb. 13 2013 11:55 AMNamibia’s Most Horrifying, Fascinating WildlifeForget the cheetahs, giraffes, and rhinos. Behold the armored ground cricket.
Feb. 6 2013 4:15 PMEverything You Wanted To Know About Quokkas, Courtesy of a QuokkaAm I the world’s most adorable creature?