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PBS series takes an intimate look at animal reproduction.
Hundreds of chimps once involved in medical testing now live at a 200-acre sanctuary, experiencing the outdoors for the first time.
Revenue from the animal-torn jeans will help support Japan's Kamine Zoo and the World Wildlife Fund.
They are absolutely adorable, but they are also living reasons why feeding wildlife can be a serious problem. Here's why.
A litter of 6 energetic cubs sounds like a lot, but some cheetah mothers have been known to give birth to 9 cubs in a single gestation period.
Long and curled, unfurling to get at the nectar inside flowers, the butterfly proboscis seems weird enough as it. But wait until you find out how it really works.
They're known for their silence-shattering howls. Here's the reason behind such loud vocalizations.
Regardless of how you feel about the state of ape-human relations, you'll appreciate this playful take on the plot of the blockbuster movie. [Video]
At China's Chengdu Panda Base, a nonprofit panda breeding and research facility, giant pandas don't just recive quality care — they also get plenty of playtime. [Video]
The grizzlies at Katmai National Park are keeping rangers busy, and you can get in on the action by watching explore.org's cameras.
Is it nature? Is it nurture? Scientists think intelligence in chimps may mostly be nature, and it may help gain insight into human intelligence as well.
These giants of the sea are fascinating and unique. Test your trivia knowledge about them!
This species of pelican has an unusual -- and fairly spectacular -- way of catching fish.
The newly protected areas account for nearly half of the estimated 1,531 miles of shoreline used by the threatened sea turtles.
If you've ever watched sea otters, or even looked through photographs, you'll notice their habit of holding up their front paws. While it looks super cute, there's a more practical reason for the behavior.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.