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The pesticides, called neonicotinoids, are 'highly likely' to be triggering bee deaths, say researchers.
Researchers asked chimpanzee caretakers to rate their charges' personalities using the Chimpanzee Personality Questionnaire, a Myers-Briggs test for chimps.
The musky rat-kangaroo plays a huge role in its rain forest home in Australia, and researchers say it's too specialized to be relocated.
The spider has a cousin, but instead of tumbling leg over leg, the spider cousin just rolls its body along the dunes.
14 new species of dancing frogs — so named because of the unique kicks they use to attract mates — have been found in the mountains of southern India.
A wildlife photographer comes across a teensy wild black bear cub and its mother, documenting its experience of seeing the world for the first time.
These heroic moms go to great lengths to care for their young — from fastidiously protecting them to traveling huge distances to feed them.
These fearsome way of stripping animals of flesh and limbs was likely easier for younger crocs to perform than adults.
Powerful X-ray images of bone tissue show the 150-million-year-old predatory dino shook off massive trauma.
In a recent experiment, these barnyard animals proved they can learn to solve a puzzle and even commit the puzzle solution to memory.
A mite no bigger than a sesame seed leaves the cheetah in its dust — if you're measuring speed by body lengths per second.
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!
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