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If you're wondering how to take more interesting wildlife photos that draw viewers in, this photograph will provide you with some tips.
Penguins are some of the most loved birds on the planet. See how much you know about these adorable animals with this quiz!
The legend surrounding the origin of this species of goose is unbelievable. Literally. But their real natural history is actually no less amazing.
With no sea ice to rest on, walruses have flocked onto a barrier island, putting themselves at risk of a deadly stampede.
With their 11 pairs of legs each, two or more of these creatures swimming side by side create eddies that interact with larger currents, altering the ocean's flow.
Are you ready to teach your dog one of the most important tricks he'll ever learn? Here's what you need to know.
According to a new study, each time a chimpanzee observed a new tool in use, the ape was 15 times more likely to develop the behavior.
Dolphins' reactions to a magnetized block led scientists to conclude that the marine mammals may be sensitive to Earth's magnetic field.
This little cold-loving critter is the canary in the climate change coal mine. Monitoring the species' movements gives us insights about shifts in mountain temperatures.
DNA testing suggests Bryde's whales in the Gulf of Mexico might actually be a unique species on the brink of extinction.
Dr. Susan Kelleher treats everything from hedgehogs and tortoises to potbellied pigs at her Florida clinic.
The ability to taste certain flavors varies across the animal kingdom. Take a look at how our tongues compare to those of other species.
A new video shows the hatchlings bound across a beach and splash into the sea for the first time.
Learn why this is one of the most coveted times of day for photographers seeking the perfect light.
It's very likely there's not a missing link between dinosaurs and modern birds.
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Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.