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NPR's Skunk Bear group pays musical tribute to the world's last Pinta Island tortoise.
A lucky photographer captures a squirrel moving her babies one by one to a new den, showing off some serious muscle in the process!
When researchers turned to the natural world for solutions, they found them in this odd and beautiful diving bird.
Crowd-sourced scientific initiative is equipping snowy owls with GPS transmitters, allowing us to follow the mysterious birds' movements on a minute-by-minute basis.
An animal-welfare group is seeking help sewing mittens for koalas burned in Australia's recent bushfires.
'Most people don't even know it exists,' says conservation photographer Clay Bolt as he searches for one of the rarest bees on the continent in this beautiful short documentary film.
Take a wild guess!
Triggered by the pheromones of a dying ant, flies often arrive while mating and then the female fly will commence with removing the ant's head.
Albinism can cause problems for some animals as it increases their chances of sunburn, and their white skin can make it hard to camouflage themselves.
Horses have been domesticated for thousands of years, and in that time we've had a chance to influence some extraordinary breeds.
Fewer than 100 vaquitas are left on Earth, and scientists say they could all be gone by 2018.
A new study shows that surrounding yourself with cuteness can make you more productive.
Scientists think that long-lived mammals likes whales and mole rats have 'different tricks' to survive, but may not have many genes in common.
Did you know that jellyfish have outlived the dinosaurs by hundreds of millions of years, some might be capable of living forever, and they've even been to space?
Photographing birds in flight is tough enough, and having a northern harrier fly straight toward you adds a whole new dimension of difficulty. But the resulting shot is worth the effort.
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