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The California least tern is the smallest of tern species and is listed as endangered.
Like some other animals, the aquatic creatures experience a dopamine surge to the brain after completing a task.
Late 'Fast and Furious' actor was an active champion of conservation efforts to protect sharks and other marine species.
If you think hummingbirds and butterflies are beautiful, then prepare to be amazed at this underwater fashion show.
Thanks to doggie wheel carts, these energetic canines are able to get around without the use of their back legs. Watch them fetch, play and cavort!
Based on the sediment around the bones, the winged dinosaurs thrived in an area was once a vast desert with a central oasis nestled between the sand dunes.
Greenpeace was trying to film mountain scenery at Glacier National Park, but a curious marmot had other ideas.
To the ire of conservationists, more restaurants are marking the annual event with recipes featuring shark meat.
Fishing regulations, from the types of net to catch sizes, have had considerable impact on the arapaima's population.
Weekly visits from Mogli are important because they spark the curiosity of the senior care facility residents.
See how well you know your furry and feathered urban neighbors!
Geckos are able to control their stickiness, allowing them to run, jump and cling to surfaces with ease.
The rangeomorphs were ideally suited to absorb nutrients from the ocean, but as more diverse organisms evolved, the race for food became too competitive for them.
A Connecticut bridge marks the site of one of the strangest amphibian moments in American history.
This special holiday was created to promote the conservation and protection of the world's largest land animals.
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