Rare footage captured of jaguar killing ocelot at waterhole

PULLMAN, Wash. – In what may be a sign of climate-change-induced conflict, researchers have captured rare photographic evidence of a jaguar killing another predatory wild cat at an isolated waterhole in Guatemala. In the footage, a male jaguar arrives near the waterhole and apparently lies in wait for an hour. It lets a potentially dangerous […]

Jaguar kills another predatory cat in never-before-seen footage

A sleek, spotted ocelot slinks down to a watering hole for a drink, when suddenly, a jaguar leaps from the shadows and bites down on the small cat’s neck. Scientists captured footage of this unusual attack in the Maya Biosphere Reserve of Guatemala in March 2019; they recently described the rare predator-on-predator interaction in a […]

Rare squid with ‘elbow’ tentacles baffles scientists in spooky new footage

It looks like an alien — head dwarfed by enormous flapping fins, body blobbing through dark water, thin blue tentacles streaming behind it in a tangle of neon spaghetti. But despite its otherworldly appearance, the elusive cephalopod known simply as the Bigfin squid (Magnapinnidae) may be more common in Earth‘s deep oceans than scientists ever […]

1st-ever footage of giant pandas mating in the wild is not ‘cute and cuddly’

A pair of aggressive male giant pandas roar ferociously on the ground beneath a female perched in a tree, in the first-ever footage of panda courtship and mating in the wild.  For nearly three years, nature filmmakers Yuanqi Wu and Jacky Poon followed pandas in China’s Qinling Mountains, hoping to capture evidence of elusive behavior that […]