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The fossils were among a haul of archaeological finds uncovered in 1873 in the Kesslerloch cave in northern Switzerland.
These endangered species face many survival pressures, yet they are still being hunted for their meat.
Cheetahs roamed central and western India until, in the face of relentless hunting by trophy-seekers and poachers, they vanished about 60 years ago.
Critics of acclaimed dog trainer Cesar Millan are calling his techniques cruel and outdated.
Hormonal contraceptives change the smell signature of female lemurs, making them less attractive to potential mates.
July faces: The best animal images of the month.
Find out what your pet's doctor is really thinking.
British vegetarian group upset that meat from culled grey squirrels is being sold at a London supermarket.
Amateur video by an Alaskan fisherman shows the dramatic rescue.
Maria Rodale shares her experiences with keeping Guinea hens (with accompanying video).
At least one bear rampaged through a campground near Yellowstone National Park Wednesday, killing one person and injuring two others.
City to spend $500,000 raising awareness in a bid to kill off the mites after bed bug complaints grew by 40 percent in the past three years.
video: Wildlife officials on the Gulf Coast are trying to save a generation of threatened sea turtles by transporting every turtle egg via Fed Ex to the Atlantic Coast of Florida, where the hatchling turtles can swim in clean water.
The controversy began in June when Donald Keith walked into St. Peter's Church in Toronto, accompanied by his 4-year-old German shepherd.
Cheers broke out in Catalonia's 135-seat legislature after the speaker announced the ban had passed 68-to-55 with nine abstentions.
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