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In addition to making way for ducklings, the newly painted lanes are also meant to help humans slow down and be more polite.
The blue jay isn't the only member of this bird family worth watching.
Siberian huskies have a 'genetic connection to a wolf that roamed the tundra 35,000 years ago.'
New research confirms that certain species of octopus have multisensory skin and can actually see without using their eyes.
They are found all over the world including the wide open sea. How much do you know about these ancient shelled reptiles?
Decision comes after a global aquarium body suspended Japan for continuing to support what's widely considered a cruel method of dolphin capture.
A paddleboarder in New Zealand gets a bit of a shock when an orca decides to check out his board. [Video]
Scientists highlighted 10 of the 18,000 newly named species to showcase the Earth's biodiversity.
The frequency and length of a sound helps decode whether it's a positive or negative emotion.
Artifacts dating back 3.3 million years push back the known date of such toolmaking by 700,000 years.
It was once thought that this filter-feeding crustacean hatched into another beast entirely.
Oh the irony. New study shows these iconic creatures have the digestive track of a carnivore.
Researchers just released dozens of bats they successfully treated for white-nose syndrome, marking a milestone in the wildlife epidemic.
This bizarre-looking antelope species once covered the Eurasian steppe, but it experienced the fastest decline of any mammal species on record.
The first snakes were likely forest dwellers with tiny hind legs and needle-like hooked teeth.
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