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Poachers continue to kill elephants and strip them of their ivory tusks to sell on global markets, despite a ban on ivory poaching.
Photographer Joern Pollex gives the animals at the zoo in Hamburg, Germany instant charm.
The hippo 'went berserk, throwing me into the air and catching me again, shaking me like a dog with a doll,' man says of attack that happened years ago.
Watch this amazing video of freediver Kimi Werner placidly swimming alongside a great white shark.
The homemade hybrids are a luxury for some, a concern for others.
Next to nothing is known about strange-looking fish's behavior, diet or what it does down there in the depths.
In honor of all the hard-working mothers in the animal kingdom, here's a collection of adorable baby animals being doted on by their moms.
Video: The documentary 'Cheetah House' follows a South African family who adopted 2 cheetahs.
Researchers think that the moth's ultrasonic hearing could help it evade their predators in many environments.
As scientists scramble to understand the causes of colony collapse disorder, we consider a few theories.
Goats, also known as nature's lawnmowers, will be used at the Chicago airport to keep the creeping flora at bay.
Males in at least one black widow species make a clear choice about which females they will mate with, and age may be a big factor.
The new findings indicate that the diversity of other small dinosaurs is even more unknown than scientists originally thought.
Wouldn't it be cool if humans could flash a light from our bellies to attract a mate? (Imagine the bar scene!) But seriously, the science behind this insect's glow is cool.
New fossils also show earliest evidence of hunting and scavenging by our human ancestors.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.