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Playful, curious, rambunctious and adorable, the North American river otter is also a key player in alerting us to problems in our waterways.
Organization cites a 'shifting mood' concerning treatment of the animals as the main reason behind its decision.
Ben Savard was trying to photograph an octopus when suddenly he became the cephalopod's subject.
These clever owls have a smart strategy to finding a new nesting site.
Panda populations have grown 16.8 percent in 10 years, according to a report by Chinese authorities.
Newly discovered peacock spiders dubbed Sparklemuffin and Skeletorus are as fascinating as they are off-the-charts flamboyant.
The barred owl has quite a few descriptive common names, but it always has a very distinctive hoot.
Woodpeckers aren't typical prey for weasels, but the fearless mammals are opportunistic feeders.
Whether they're building nests or spinning webs, these critters have mastered the art of marrying practicality with beauty.
Due to their seemingly ever-smiling demeanor, these small marsupials are the perfect selfie buddies.
No, your eyes aren't deceiving you. These goats are balancing themselves on thin tree branches.
The U.N. holiday's 2015 theme promotes getting serious about wildlife crime.
Sandhill cranes are regal birds, but a new video reveals some struggling to maintain their dignity on a partially frozen pond.
Through 'companionship without commitment,' DOGO! gives shelter pups a chance to get out, explore and socialize.
It may be an all-white animal but that doesn't mean it's albino. The strangely pale animal you're looking at could be leucistic.
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