Dana Kobilinsky

For bighorn sheep, the eyes have it

Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep may not always follow the herd. Sometimes, they may make decisions about migration based on their perception, researchers believe. The federally endangered sheep subspecies usually spend their summers at high elevations

FYI News

Small bat flies 1,250 miles, gets eaten by cat

Some bats are known for their long flights, but not everyone appreciates their Olympic-worthy migratory marathon. The U.K. Bat Conservation Trust recently described a 1,250-mile journey they tracked of an individual Nathusius’ pipistrelle (Pipistrellus nathusii)

Conservation News

Even captive monarchs migrate south

Eastern monarch butterflies kept in captivity still migrate south when they’re released. That could be good news for butterfly-rearing hobbyists and classrooms that raise monarchs as a learning opportunity. Researchers made this discovery as a