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New study shows that dogs were likely first domesticated from wolves somewhere in the Middle East, not Asia as previously thought.
Stunned researchers came across the Georgia alligator while they were looking for North Atlantic right whales.
Cat fur sticks to everything, including criminals, and DNA obtained from that fur can place a perp at the scene of a crime.
Wild vervet monkeys in South Africa are better able to learn a task when it is demonstrated by a female, new research shows.
Video: Thoroughbreds caught in race for survival
New research shows bumblebees have the fastest color vision of all animals.
Video: Check out this surfing alpaca enjoying the waves in Peru.
Whales are likely the world's smartest, most powerful predator.
Furry and cute, dogs are on the front lines of New York City's war on bedbugs.
Video: The last four breeding Northern white rhinos are moved from Europe to Africa in hopes of keeping the subspecies alive.
Video: The fastest time at a speed sheep-shearing contest in France is just over 1 minute.
Video: Amy Robach from the 'Today Show' takes a dip into the fragile world of ocean life and sea turtles.
Why are California sea lions getting sick with cancer? Researchers suspect viruses, PCBs in the water and genetics.
These are the countries where the most endangered species are at risk.
Video: Amazing footage shows a diver in Florida removing a plastic Frisbee-type ring from around a nurse shark.
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