Story | Feb 25, 2015 | 11:48 AM
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Story | Feb 26, 2015 | 12:50 PMPITTSBURGH Koda, the 10-year-old male polar bear at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, emerges from a cubbyhole atop the 6,000-square-foot enclosure he shares with 14-year-old Kobe. He steps out to a nearby ledge, his head bobbing and swinging from side to side. He then backs into the cubbyhole, head still weaving, only to return a moment later. He repeats the display, again and again a 930-pound predator responding to an unheard audience's call for encores.
Story | Feb 26, 2015
Animal evolution: In the Feb. 23 Section A, an article about the tendency of animals to get bigger over time said that scientists studied the evolution of marine mammals over a span of nearly 550 million years. The scientists examined many types of marine...
Story | Feb 25, 2015 | 1:59 PM
Story | Feb 24, 2015 | 8:43 AM
There's a new buzz surrounding Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask. A Boston-area researcher who was part of a team that discovered a new species of wasp in Kenya has named the insect Thaumatodryinus tuukkaraski in Rask's honor. Robert Copeland, an...