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The team behind the new 'Nova' documentary seeks to understand more about these predators and the cutting-edge ways we can prevent negative human-shark encounters.
Wild finches in the Galapagos made famous by Charles Darwin 'self-fumigate' their nests using human-made pesticides.
Scientists theorize that migratory birds carried the bird flu strain to the otherwise isolated region where it has evolved on its own for between 49 and 80 years.
Elephants are one of the most popular mammals on the planet, a part of our legends, traditions, even religions — not to mention countless nature documentaries. Test your knowledge of these amazing animals!
Burmese Star Tortoises and Burmese Black Mountain Tortoises join a cast of other endangered species on Branson's private island.
The shark looks decidedly prehistoric as it has evolved to survive in the depths of the ocean.
Fleas are a challenge to eradicate once they've settled into our homes. Here's how we stack up to the tiny, high-jumping pests.
Photographer Charles Martin snapped this incredible photo of an egret in mid-air at a wildlife refuge in New Jersey.
Follow these quick tips to survive an avian invasion, without hurting the bird.
Photographer Donald Quintana melts our hearts with cute photos of baby San Joaquin kit foxes, an endangered species trying to beat the odds.
The African fork-tailed drongo can mimic over 30 different calls of other species in an effort to distract animals. If one call doesn't work, they simply try another one.
Butterfly kisses on crocodile tears: An unlikely relationship has been discovered between gentle insects and tough reptiles.
These shelled reptiles take us by surprise with their wacky looks and surprisingly feisty behaviors.
The animal kingdom is full of creatures with amazing patterns and coloration. Can you guess the animal based on a close-up photo of its skin?
Not all of these animals are technically laughing, but they sure look like they're having a good time!
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