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Monkeys and apes think in sentences and are physically capable of talking, but they simply don’t care to converse.
Fungus-farming ant species evolved beyond the need for males within the last 1 to 2 million years, but asexual species generally don't last very long.
Video: A camera trap catches a family of rare Sumatran tigers on the move in the jungle. Msnbc.com's Alan Boyle reports.
Video: More than a dozen Chihuahuas from San Francisco fly to New York City where the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will help find them new homes. NBC's Lee Cowen reports.
Town of Rhys plans to use trained hawks to scare off the seagulls that have been attacking shoppers.
California group gets riled when officials bury a dead sea lion near their volleyball court.
Chimpanzees everywhere can breathe a collective sigh of relief since the Jane Goodall Institute has received a new grant that will drastically expand the group's work in Tanzania.
Video: PETA members dressed in lettuce bikinis brave the winter cold to share their message: Give up eating meat and go vegan.
What does a green dog do? MNN staffers show their dogs in action. Enter your dog now!
Newly discovered raptor may have employed venom to subdue his prey -- as if fangs and claws weren't enough.
Video: 11-year-old Austin Forman shares how his dog Angel saved his life from a cougar attack. The 'Today' show reports.
Annual migration past St. Simons Island reinforces the need to protect the species from motor boats, other threats.
Rescued animal returns the favor by warning family when an electric blanket catches fire.
A new report by the Endangered Species Coalition with the American Bird Conservancy, Defenders of Wildlife and the Center for Biological Diversity, has ranked America's top 11 species most at risk from climate change.
Doctors advise handling with care after pet shoots hairs into owner's eye.
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