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The goats may have wandered onto the ledge at night then froze after the sun rose and they discovered where they were.
Hoarding itself is not a crime in most states, but cruelty is and both can start around the same time — when one more animal becomes one too many.
Expert trains her pet raven to find lost objects with uncannily accurate results.
Ric O'Barry, star of "The Cove," handed a petition with 1.7 million signatures from more than 150 countries to U.S. embassy officials.
Moms help their sons interact with more females.
Video: The plague of bedbugs is not just in New York City anymore – it's everywhere.
Video: Julie Scardina, animal ambassador for SeaWorld and Busch Gardens, shows two of South America's endangered animals -- tamarin monkeys and macaw parrots.
That crazy cackling coming off the lake is probably coming from one of nature's coolest birds.
Ric O'Barry, the star of "The Cove," is in Japan to protest the dolphin slaughter but had to cancel his trip to Taiji because of threats.
A flotilla of boats went to sea in the morning but failed to catch any of the sea mammals on the first day.
Its teeth are shaped like spoons to make the eating easier -- and that's not even the weirdest part. Nature Conservancy scientist Paulo Petry finds the first intact specimens for science.
Video: Scuba divers discover an Asian sheepshead wrasse off the coast of Japan they are calling 'Shrek' because its face resembles the animated character.
August faces: The best animal images of the month.
Infamous wildlife smuggler caught red-handed as 97 snakes and an exotic turtle are found slithering out of broken luggage at a Malaysian airport.
Research suggests this is simpler alternative to shooting the animals with a retractable dart.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.