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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]
A photographer has caught fascinating slow-motion footage of honeybees flying, working and even stinging.
Humane Wildlife Services recently responded to a call about a family of foxes living beneath a backyard shed slated to be torn down. [Video]
Researchers are baffled at the brutal behavior, as porpoises throughout Cardigan Bay are being systematically attacked by dolphins.
Wolves have been intertwined with humans since time immemorial. How much do you know about this important animal?
This red fox shows how easy it is for the brightly colored canid to blend in with dry grasses and underbrush.
Fishes' light up abilities even extend to around their eyes with spots that could act as a miniature light source.
By attributing human characteristics to animals — what's known as anthropomorphism — we're more likely to empathize with them, which can have both negative and positive effects on the species.
While they might give many folks the heebie-jeebies, snakes deserve some credit for their invaluable role they play.
The peacock-sized dinosaur likely used its long tail feathers to ensure a safe landing.
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