In movies, foxes are often portrayed as slick characters, capable of conning others with their smooth voices and glossy fur coats. Or else they're seen as adorable balls of fluff, perfect hypothetical pet material. Neither of these images can prepare you for the distinctive fox "scream."
The scream isn't the only sound a fox makes, of course. While their vocalizations aren't quite as varied as the average dog, they can bark, yip, and whimper.
In a world first, police are training birds of prey to attack illegal drones. The Netherlands' National Police is working with Guard From Above, a company that trains raptors to intercept enemy drones.
As drones become more popular, regulators and law enforcement agencies are working to determine the best ways to police these varied and adaptable gizmos.
It can be tricky, because finding the 'driver' of an unwanted drone is not always an easy thing to do. So in some cases, the police are examining ...
How many people can say they were published in a magazine before they graduated high school?
A group of Alberta students can, thanks to an innovative learning project that saw kids in Grades 1 through 9 from 13 Calgary-area schools create their own publication, Rocky View Geographic.
Using Canadian Geographic as a model, the students explored the humanities and sciences through inquiry into their communities and the natural world, then shared their learnings in words and photographs. Throughout ...
A video of three siblings - refugees from Syria who have been in Canada for less than a month - experiencing the rush of tobogganing for the first time is quickly going viral, and it's not hard to see why. Their expressions transition from trepidation to joy over the course of their ride down the hill, serving as a reminder that "fun in any language looks the same," as uploader Dave McNab wrote in the video's description.
A video of an Ontario coyote appearing to play fetch by itself with a dog's ball is going viral for its cute factor, but it also offers an interesting insight into the ways coyotes hone their hunting skills.
The video, uploaded last week by user Evnissyen, shows the coyote repeatedly carrying a ball up a small hill, then chasing it as it rolls down. This pet-like behaviour may seem strange for a wild animal, but Frank Ritcey of WildSafeBC told the National Post there are animals that play "just ...