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This adorable 3-week-old red flying fox was rescued from the side of the road after her mother was hit by a car. [Video]
The generosity of a noted insect collector has created an itchy situation for the famous institution.
The San Francisco Zoo's lemurs were recently introduced to plastic yard flamingos as part of their enrichment program.
Start the week off like this male northern parula does — just bust out with a happy song!
Known for his massive tusks that scraped the ground, Satao the elephant has become the latest victim of the illicit ivory trade.
The beautiful Tephra is one of the sled dogs that helps rangers monitor and protect the park during winter, an important role as old as the park itself.
The adhesive mechanism of frogs' tongues is similar to the tacky glue on Post-It notes, researchers found.
This popular YouTube video of a bobcat rubbing his cheek on a boy has elicited 'awws' from many viewers, but this big cat isn't showing affection — he's marking his property.
Researchers look at bone growth as a good indicator of metabolisms, and they found that dinosaur bones grow at a rate in between warm- and cold-blooded metabolisms we know today.
Humans are part of the taxonomic family Hominidae, along with the other species of great apes. How much do you know about our closest cousins? Take this fun quiz!
When two Alaskan brown bears have an argument, they don't exactly use their words to sort out their opinions on the matter.
The fish was likely the size of a thumb with a flattened head and it likely lived at the bottom of the ocean.
It's nesting season for ospreys and Atlantic puffins, and you can watch the chicks hatch and the parents tend to their young.
These 11 geese, and the thousands more outside the frame, are each a reason why sunsets are so worth our time: watching and listening to birds take wing across an orange sky is unforgettable.
The cause of the wasting disease is unknown, though scientists are working to determine if a virus or bacteria is to blame, along with environmental stressors.
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