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Native to East Asia, raccoon dogs are frequently misrepresented animals that serve as major cultural icons in Japan.
The South American invasive species secretes a special acid that nullifies the venom from fire ants, giving them a leg up in the ecosystem.
The beetle joins a family of 57,000 known species of rove beetles.
There's much to celebrate when it comes to the charismatic and graceful humpback whale. These beautiful behemoths almost didn't make it to the party.
The small fish called Romundina lived 415 million years ago.
The animal world is filled with unique faces, but these birds have some of the most flashy and specialized beaks around.
The imagery is more reliable and efficient than the traditional method of counting whales from the bows of ships.
The newly discovered ichthyosaur fossil challenges the assumption that live birth first appeared in marine reptiles after they took to the seas.
Video: Mia Munselle recently found a GoPro camera in her pigs’ pen. After reviewing the footage, she realized the camera fell from an airplane and was discovered by a hungry pig.
Domesticated camels are mentioned in the Bible before they could have existed, proving the stories were edited after-the-fact.
A waxing moon rises behind a silhouetted flock of starlings perched in a tree in Germany.
There's no escape: New research shows that crocodiles can climb trees.
The peculiar markings make these animals look like they are in disguise.
The world's first HD live video stream of California sea otters in the wild has launched, so now you can watch sea otter cuteness 24/7 right from your couch.
Nessie hasn't been sighted for a number of months, but there enough things in the lake that can be mistaken for a monster that a sighting will likely occur soon.
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