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Naming animals is a science, to be sure. But it's clearly a science with a sense of humor. Here are just a few animal species with ridiculous (albeit reasonably descriptive) names.
With his new role at the Vancouver Aquarium's Ocean Pollution Science Program, Peter Ross will monitor the health of fish and marine mammals.
Whether you're looking for an exciting glimpse into a bald eagle nest or a sunny escape from your winter woes, these live feeds are sure to entertain.
Jolly discovered that many lemur species live in female-dominated societies.
The lemurs live in an ever dwindling habitat due to illegal trade in wood and forest burning for the sake of farming.
Researchers have found that tadpoles eat each other only when faced with starvation and high competition for food.
Watch what happens as biologists in a dingy scramble to help a massive whale entangled in hundreds of feet of rope.
A new study reveals the surprising way some ants stay safe when the waters rise.
A 7-day-old panther kitten found cold and listless inside a den is rescued by biologists. Two weeks later, this vocal little guy is doing well.
World-renowned National Geographic wildlife photographer Paul Nicklen talks with MNN about how helps people understand conservation through images, and the changes he's seen since beginning his career.
New research conducted in the U.K. reveals that diseases common in 'managed' bees are now reaching wild populations.
Bears are using wildlife crossings to find new mates, with those road-crossing males in particular having the most genetic success.
When a sizable Pacific octopus goes after your camera, do you hang on or let go and back away? Here's what this diver decided to do.
Highlighting elephants' intelligence and social qualities, including empathy, is important to conservation efforts.
Video: In what's likely the cutest stamped ever, a visitor to Japan's island of Okunoshima — otherwise known as 'Rabbit Island' — is swarmed by hungry bunnies.
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