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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.
Due to their seemingly ever-smiling demeanor, these small marsupials are the perfect selfie buddies.
No, your eyes aren't deceiving you. These goats are balancing themselves on thin tree branches.
The U.N. holiday's 2015 theme promotes getting serious about wildlife crime.
Sandhill cranes are regal birds, but a new video reveals some struggling to maintain their dignity on a partially frozen pond.
Through 'companionship without commitment,' DOGO! gives shelter pups a chance to get out, explore and socialize.
It may be an all-white animal but that doesn't mean it's albino. The strangely pale animal you're looking at could be leucistic.
Most urban coyotes avoid people, but experts suggest light 'hazing' if they lose their fear of humans.
Apart from genes that connect hippos and whales, the evolution of the hippo remains a mystery.
Cows have a long history of domestication, so people have had plenty of time to create cattle breeds that have some rather interesting appearances.
Black rats are off the hook for millions of bubonic plague deaths, thanks to new study.
Wildlife is unpredictable. It's something nature photographers have to come to terms with. But sometimes the unpredictability is exactly what gives you great stories worth telling.
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