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Female bears at a German zoo have gone bald, drawing in thousands of tourists eager to gape at their nudity.
Photo gallery: Sometimes species that have disappeared are found again, proving that life — when given a chance — finds a way to survive.
Video: A hotel in Taiwan gives dog owners a break by catering to man's best friend with a salon, pool, recreation rooms and field trips for pooches. Msnbc.com's Dara Brown has the story.
Beluga whale from the world’s largest aquarium dies suddenly after a temporary move to SeaWorld.
Costa Rican man has a special friendship with a crocodile he nursed back to health after finding it dying of a gunshot wound.
Op-ed explores meat as the environmental good guy.
German zoo features rare hybrid species, but there are only 17 confirmed animals in existence.
A net full of huge jellyfish brings down a 10-ton Japanese fishing trawler, pitching its crew into the sea.
New study proves visual system is key for birds using Earth's magnetic field to navigate.
Scientists hope animal experiments will better explain how space radiation affects humans.
Researchers in Myanmar unearth an oddball insect with a horn and five eyes, characteristics that were an advantage 100 million years ago.
Gigantic shark estimated to be 15 feet long nearly bites a 9-foot rival in half off the Queensland coast of Australia.
New Zealand couple shocked to discover that cat is still alive after spending 19 hours in a freezer.
10 remarkable animals that have saved lives.
As summer kicks into full swing, we're not the only ones struggling to cope with the heat. Here's how some of nature's cutest creatures cool off.
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