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The photographs confirm that male Amur tigers do make time for 'family life,' something the tigers' reclusive natures had made into a mystery.
Researchers also discovered a layer of skin cells that reflect near-infrared sunlight that likely help chameleons stay cool.
While habitat loss is a problem for the species, bobcats are figuring out how to survive -- and even thrive -- on the fringes of cities and suburbs.
Due to the extreme cold and then larger land area, penguins had to be choosy about where they set up breeding areas.
It's all about enjoying similar things.
A photographer spotted a coyote as it trotted into her yard and explored a toy left in the snow. What she managed to capture on camera is the beauty of play.
Playful, curious, rambunctious and adorable, the North American river otter is also a key player in alerting us to problems in our waterways.
Organization cites a 'shifting mood' concerning treatment of the animals as the main reason behind its decision.
Ben Savard was trying to photograph an octopus when suddenly he became the cephalopod's subject.
These clever owls have a smart strategy to finding a new nesting site.
Panda populations have grown 16.8 percent in 10 years, according to a report by Chinese authorities.
Newly discovered peacock spiders dubbed Sparklemuffin and Skeletorus are as fascinating as they are off-the-charts flamboyant.
The barred owl has quite a few descriptive common names, but it always has a very distinctive hoot.
Woodpeckers aren't typical prey for weasels, but the fearless mammals are opportunistic feeders.
Whether they're building nests or spinning webs, these critters have mastered the art of marrying practicality with beauty.
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