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The ban is ostensibly about promoting frugality, not protecting endangered sharks, but environmentalists say it may still help erode the controversial dish's popularity.
Animals like Hydra magnipapillata or the desert tortoise are less likely to die the older they get, though they'll still eventually die.
Watch a fox dive headfirst into 3 feet of snow and emerge with a snack. Scientists weren't sure how the animal did this amazing feat until they discovered a pattern in the pouncing.
The pests, from eggs to adults, will eventually die in sustained temperatures between 3.2 degrees Fahrenheit and minus 4 degrees.
The adorable duo inspired a book that the authors hope will 'show how similar foxes and dogs actually are.'
2 owls were killed after the Port Authority ordered airport workers to shoot the birds out of concern that the creatures would fly into planes.
Video: What happens when you put a weasel ball toy in a pen with a couple of emus and an ostrich?
The cave-sleeping may be related the spiny trees in the surrounding forest.
This Asian cockroach — which has never been seen in the U.S. — can survive temperatures and conditions that kill other roaches.
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.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.