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When a marine biologist recently swam below a giant manta ray, the fish took him for a tandem somersault in its pectoral fins.
What happens when the world's two most destructive termite species begin breeding with one another? We're about to find out.
The newest addition to Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, a 2-week-old clouded leaopard cub, is so very sleepy. [Video]
More than 1,800 malnourished sea lion pups have been stranded on beaches up and down the California coast. What's going on with sea lions?
The Ili pika, sometimes referred to as the 'magic rabbit,' is more endangered than the panda.
Yellowstone's grizzlies woke up way earlier than usual this year. What's to blame?
This video of playful pigs, goats, rabbits and sheep is quite possibly the best pick-me-up file you'll see today.
Scientists found several skulls and various other bones — including those of the arm, shoulder and backbone of the amphibian — in an ancient lake bed in Portugal.
Dr. Scott Sims flies and drives around Hawaii to help all creatures, great and small.
Scientists had to follow a trailer of crab collectors to dealers to people gathering and selling the crabs to determine where the crabs originated.
These newborn chameleons have about a year of maturing to do until they're capable of displaying their brilliant color palettes, but they're fascinating even without that!
Rare foxes living only on the Channel Islands off California nearly disappeared forever. But recovery efforts have brought them back, and in record time!
Scientists remain unsure if the catfish will shoot intergalactic smugglers first or not.
Researched turned to collagen from bones to determine these oddball animals' lineages.
For an animal that looks a bit like a furry boulder, a bison has quite a few surprising moves.
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