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The Asian cockroach species that can survive in cold and snow has never been seen before in the United States.
Researchers say their findings highlight the need to preserve shark nursery habitats and could help wildlife managers with local conservation efforts.
Redditors go beyond ligers and zonkeys in the surreal /HybridAnimals thread.
Divorce is mostly unique to humans, though some mostly monogamous species have been known to call it quits after years together.
Pilot whales are prone to stranding themselves more often due to the potential of an entire pod following one sick whale.
Most animals aren't self-aware, so when they see their reflections, they often react as if another creature has suddenly appeared.
More than 10,000 hours of video shot over 3,000 days in 12 countries captures never-before-seen examples of animal behavior and interaction.
They're loud, they're destructive and they have absolutely no qualms about defecating or having sex on your front lawn at 6 am. Ladies and gentlemen, meet the feral turkeys of Staten Island.
Researchers have found that the animals without stomachs have completely lost the complex genes required for gastric digestion.
Video: A video of a squirrel the Internet has dubbed 'Tippy the Fainting Squirrel' has gone viral a week after it was uploaded to YouTube.
Think you have a long commute? However long your daily migration is, it pales in comparison to the efforts of these animal long-haulers.
A lawsuit from the Nonhuman Rights Project seeks legal personhood for a captive chimp named Tommy and others like him.
An 'extra pair of vocal folds' give the koala a surprisingly deep bellow for its size.
The changes that occur in a python's body after feeding require the coordination of thousands of genes, new research into the reptilian genome shows.
The key to controlling rabies in populations of vampire bats in Latin America requires meticulous geographic coordination, new research suggests.
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