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This species is known by several names including the water turkey and snake bird. Here's why.
New Hampshire driver receives a $100 ticket for stopping in a median when she pulls over to help ducklings whose mother had been struck by a car.
Scientists are unsure how bats detect polarized light, especially as bats seem able to see such light after sunset or when it's cloudy.
Elephants use their superior sniffers to forage for food, identify family members and tell the difference between tribes in Africa.
This red fox knows how to simply sit and enjoy the scenery at one of the most beautiful national parks in Alaska.
Researchers suggest man-made structures in the oceans may act like artificial reefs that shelter potential prey, making them attractive hunting spots.
Beyond their undeniable cuteness, there's a lot to discover about these wonderfully odd creatures.
Peregrine falcons have more than just speed on their side -- they're also savvy about using motion camouflage to confuse their prey.
Teetering precariously close to extinction, the piping plover is a tiny bird that just wants to be left alone.
Whiskers might add extra cuteness to already-adorable otters, but these long vibrissae also perform a vital task.
Segment of the PBS series 'My Wild Affair' focuses on the relationship of a dedicated researcher and a sign language-speaking orangutan.
The new breeding pair discovered on San Clemente Island is the first on the island in over 50 years, marking the slow but steady return of the raptors to their native range.
The book, which is currently seeking a boost from an online fundraising campaign, features fabulous underwater photography by marine life advocate Richard Salas.
Even though there are thousands of species of bee across the continent, they still need our help to keep from going extinct.
Dive partners Cameron Dietrich and Colin Sutton were fishing off the coast of Mexico when Dietrich saw a sea turtle caught in a line. [Video]
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