Conservation News

JWM: Hungry ghost crabs may haunt plover nests

Imperiled piping plover (Charadrius melodus) populations have been gradually growing since the species gained federal protection over three decades ago, but in North Carolina, they’re rearing the fewest fledglings. Researchers recently identified some unexpected probable

Dana Kobilinsky

Arctic fox dens attract their prey

When Arctic foxes (Vulpes lagopus) make dens, they’re not just creating shelter for themselves. They appear to attract lemmings (Dicrostonyx richardsoni) to nest at their dens, too, even though lemmings are one of the foxes’