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Do you like your animal videos gory, shocking, or just super funny? Shea Gunther picks out the best of the best.
Do you like your animal videos gory, shocking, or just super funny? Shea Gunther has picked out the best of the best.
Video: For years, animal rights groups have alleged that the elephants in the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus are mistreated. TODAY'S Natalie Morales goes behind the scenes with the circus elephants to find out more.
Just 400 meters can lead to fascinating differences in species.
Makeshift shelter is first known instance of an invertebrate acquiring tools for later use.
Video: Animal shelters in California are reporting a glut of abandoned Chihuahuas, leaving officials scrambling to find homes for all the tiny dogs. NBC's George Lewis reports.
Photo gallery: Whether with paws, jaws, hooves or hands, the animal kingdom is filled with creatures that can express themselves through art.
As blue whale populations boom, the frequency of their calls is decreasing -- probably because potential mates are a lot closer than they used to be.
Marine Mammal Program trains and employs sea lions and other animals for military duty.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Unusual animal trio lives in harmony at Georgia animal rescue center.
Newest batch of sentries, which will include sea lions, will earn a salary of fresh fish.
Wildlife refuge in St. Petersburg, Fla., gets $13,000 to repair and maintain habitat for endangered birds that fly in for the winter.
Imagine swimming through a cloud of brightly colored fishes of all shapes and sizes -- and trying to count them.
Dog traffickers illegally sell dog meat to eager buyers in Vietnam — and a corrupt government turns a blind eye.
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Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.