Learn about the small snail Crepidula fornicata, the anemone whose babies crawl out its mouth, and gymnastic barnacle sex.
What most of us call “butterflies” are in fact just the fleeting last life stage of a creature with only one remaining purpose.
In a dark year, citizen science can shine a light on the natural world — and on humanity.
No cartoonish farm animals here — California’s wild pigs disrupt natural and urban spaces alike.
And the Bay Area’s most common species is smaller than your pinkie, has a sting milder than a honeybee’s, is so shy it only hunts on moonless nights and even then is most often seen running away
Should an animal’s intelligence change the way we treat it?
Illustrator Jane Kim and the California Center for Natural History share six species to watch for this winter.
A quiet winter woodland can suddenly explode with bird life. Jack Laws explains how to tell some of the common species apart.
Favorite pictures published in Bay Nature in 2018, from the Bay Nature editors.
It’s quite rare to see them in the Bay Area, but American minks range as far south as Sonoma and Contra Costa.