Joshua Rapp Learn

Human presence keeps armadillos up at night

Proximity to humans may be turning armadillos into night owls. Nine-banded armadillos (Dasypus novemcinctus)—the only armadillo species found in the United States—are distributed widely across southern states. They are also naturally expanding their range northward

Dana Kobilinsky

Is wildlife in cities a luxury?

Just as researchers increasingly realize the importance of urban areas for wildlife, they’re also discovering how important wildlife is for city dwellers. The presence of wildlife has been associated with positive mental and physical health.