Dog Features

  • Photo: Duke, the dog

    Domestic Dog

    Read the "Out of Asia" story of the domestic dog. Learn some things you might not have known about man's best friend.

  • A dog in a sweater.

    Dogs' Brains Reorganized by Breeding

    For thousands of years humans have changed dogs' looks through selective breeding. Now it seems we've actually reordered many breeds' brains in the process.

Animals

Photos

  •  Picture of a Malayan tiger

    Pictures: Tiger Subspecies

    Scientists estimate only about 3,000 wild tigers are left in the entire world. Meet the subspecies and see what threats each is facing.

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From the Magazine

  • Photo of the lions of the Vumbi pride.

    The Surprising Lives of Lions

    In case you missed it: See these breathtaking videos and photos from inside a wild Serengeti pride.

  • Photo: Two adult preen, Ireland

    Gannets Pictures

    Champion divers but clumsy landers, doting parents but hostile neighbors—northern gannets abound in contradictions.