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These exotic creatures may not look like they’re from around here, but they are.
Several well-intentioned people have recently moved the terrestrial reptiles into the ocean, mistaking them for sea turtles.
If you've ever tried to catch a fish with your bare hands, you know how hard it is. But this cat species has the skill down to an art.
These bovines grabbed headlines for surprising escapes and sparkling personalities.
Did you know that 80 percent of the known terrestrial plant and animal species are found in forested ecosystems?
Thanks to high-speed video inside a wind tunnel, we can see how Earth's busiest birds overcome April showers.
Well, it says to use the handrails so...
Meet the world's largest rodent. He's a gifted swimmer and serves as an excellent 'living chair.'
The unusual camel was a hybrid of two-hump father and a one-hump mother that resulted in it having one very large hump.
It's unclear whether some animals really smile to convey joy, but these critters sure look happy.
The arachnids rely on hemolymph to keep their muscles limber, and at higher temperatures, the fluid loses the 'just right' thickness required for easy movement.
If you live along the coastline, you might just recognize this small and beautiful species.
For half a century, scientists have been unsure how blackpoll warblers completed their autumn migration, so they fitted the tiny birds with flight recorders.
With a face 'like an angry old man,' the lamb will likely be headed straight to the circus, saved from slaughter.
There are fewer than 10,000 of these cats left in the world. Do you recognize the species?
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