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Shark populations have fallen worldwide, primarily due to overfishing to satisfy China's demand for shark fin soup.
Experts say the roughly 5 million birds currently flying south from Canada are in for a crude awakening in the Gulf.
Mankind does some weird things to save animals from extinction.
An anti-aphrodisiac confuses the bugs and hinders mating.
They live in walls, eat our garbage and spread disease. But did you know they also can squeeze into a hole 3/4 of an inch wide?
Sockeye salmon, whose stocks ran perilously low last year, are gushing from the Pacific Ocean toward their spawning grounds far inland.
The endangered dwarf seahorse is found only in the waters off the Gulf Coast, where oil from BP spill coats marsh grasses.
A total of 278 sea turtle nests were trucked to the space center from the Gulf Coast because of fears the oil spill might endanger the hatchlings.
Video: Suburbs across the country are starting to see a rise in bedbug infestations, following a summer in which cities have been plagued by the bloodsucking critters.
Jo Coudert built her writing career in self-help books, but she couldn't resist these heart-warming animal stories.
The circus was forced to cancel an act in which a woman swallows a live fish and regurgitates it after Australian officials deemed it cruel.
New DNA analysis reveals how the mimic octopus adapted its remarkable ability to transform.
Five of the six puppies that a young girl tossed into a river have been rescued and put up for adoption.
Firefighters, paramedics and emergency room personnel also had to fight off the swarm of yellow jackets.
Former medical research chimps may be forced out of retirement and back to research facilities.
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