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The president steps up efforts to protect the pollinators — and their $24 billion contribution to the U.S. economy.
This bird binges on berries, with sometimes tipsy effects.
A quadcopter spied this pod of bottlenose dolphins riding waves near Esperance, Western Australia.
Curiosity gets the better of this young bobcat as he strolls through the grass, pausing to pose for the camera.
Researchers theorize that the over-sized 'wings' may have been a way for the males to attract mates.
This species is a common sight among Alaska's wildlife, and is such a staple part of the landscape that it earned the status of state bird.
The rescued chimpanzees at the Cleveland Armory Black Beauty Ranch love to grab a paintbrush, so the animal sanctuary's staff wondered if some of the other animals might also like to paint. [Video]
A nursery web spider will wait along a water source for a fish to brush up against its legs, and then plunge into the water to inject a toxin into the fish.
This adorable 3-week-old red flying fox was rescued from the side of the road after her mother was hit by a car. [Video]
The generosity of a noted insect collector has created an itchy situation for the famous institution.
The San Francisco Zoo's lemurs were recently introduced to plastic yard flamingos as part of their enrichment program.
Start the week off like this male northern parula does — just bust out with a happy song!
Known for his massive tusks that scraped the ground, Satao the elephant has become the latest victim of the illicit ivory trade.
The beautiful Tephra is one of the sled dogs that helps rangers monitor and protect the park during winter, an important role as old as the park itself.
The adhesive mechanism of frogs' tongues is similar to the tacky glue on Post-It notes, researchers found.
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