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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!
Burmese Star Tortoises and Burmese Black Mountain Tortoises join a cast of other endangered species on Branson's private island.
The shark looks decidedly prehistoric as it has evolved to survive in the depths of the ocean.
Fleas are a challenge to eradicate once they've settled into our homes. Here's how we stack up to the tiny, high-jumping pests.
Photographer Charles Martin snapped this incredible photo of an egret in mid-air at a wildlife refuge in New Jersey.
Follow these quick tips to survive an avian invasion, without hurting the bird.
Photographer Donald Quintana melts our hearts with cute photos of baby San Joaquin kit foxes, an endangered species trying to beat the odds.
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