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PETA activists are accusing Ringling Bros. trainers of brutally beating a tiger in Atlanta. But the circus denies wrongdoing and says PETA is looking for publicity.
A sampling of great animal photos from February.
They might look sweet and innocent, but many of nature's cutest creatures are also deadly.
Video: Licensed hunters will be allowed to stalk and kill the slithering serpents on state-managed lands around the Everglades with the revival of the snake hunt. WTVJ's Ari Odzer reports.
Rural residents in the Democratic Republic of Congo are raising the small, fast-reproducing rodents for food.
Video: A 25-pound blue Great Dane measuring 3 feet 7 inches tall is the world's tallest dog, according to the Guinness World Records organization.
Scientists replace the liver cells of mice with human hepatocytes to test novel therapies for human liver diseases.
From Africa to Japan, animal researchers are discovering the extraordinary abilities elephants for language and even numbers.
New research shows deforestation during the 20th century has forced songbirds to rapidly change their wings.
Video: But the gift of gab gives humans an edge in cooperation skills.
Video: Alligators were once the undisputed kings of the Everglades, but which animal would win the battle between gators and giant pythons?
Circus animal gets away from handlers, causes a stir during rush hour.
Infected with a contagious parasite, ants martyr themselves by voluntarily leaving the nest to save their kin.
There were so many adorable puppies entered in the Green Dog of the Year Contest, that we couldn't resist! Here's a gallery of 10 green puppies.
2,000 light-bellied brent geese are missing after finding their usual winter feeding grounds frozen in an especially harsh winter.
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