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This type of spider behavior happens all the time but rarely on such a large scale.
Frogs and toads are found all around the world, with a spectacular diversity in size, shape, habitat and habits. How much do you know about these amazing creatures?
The Laysan duck is one of the most endangered ducks in the Northern Hemisphere, but relocation and conservation efforts are paying off.
Enormous great white is giving researchers valuable insight about shark migration, and she even has her own Twitter handle.
Today celebrates the opportunities we still have available to slow the decline of endangered species and reverse our negative impact on the planet. The best part is, you can do something significant right now!
Vampire squirrels? Vampire flying frogs? We label a lot of species with the shiver-inducing denizen of the night, even if they don't suck blood.
The beautiful, predatory moonfish can warm its own body, just like mammals and birds.
These beautiful kids' books offer up beauty, mystery, an understanding of the natural world and an appreciation of birds.
Jeremy and Simon mark the day with a few of their favorite things: swimming, watermelons and, of course, birthday cake.
These powerful portraits will make you think twice before bringing home a cockatoo or macaw.
With the announcement of a $3 million extermination scheme, is the rat reign of terror finally coming to an end?
The number is probably much, much lower than you think.
The new study may help researchers pinpoint the causes other evolutionary transformations.
A 17th-century Dutch report gives new insights into the animal oddities of Mauritius.
These photos celebrate Amur tigers and their habitat, the Russian Far East.
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Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.