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Why would a woman in the bed of a pickup truck stick a ladder into a dumpster? To help a bear, of course! [Video]
This is the first documented case of an insect seeking out plants and other substances specifically for their healing properties.
This tiny rainbow-colored bird is one of Cuba's many unique and beautiful bird species found only in and around this Caribbean country.
Legendary animal advocate says the marine park's holding tanks for orcas and dolphins create an 'acoustical hell' that is cruel and harmful to the animals.
The visual storyteller traveled across the Western Hemisphere to observe and photograph the unique cognitive behaviors of various dolphin species.
An owl with truly unusual behavior has popped up in a village in the Netherlands, and photographers are flocking to see it.
This 'wonderful weirdo' of a dinosaur combined traits from three different dino groups.
Big bottomed baboon moms aren't any better at raising their young than smaller bottoms moms.
Wife of 'Daily Show' host Jon Stewart hopes her new book encourages people to learn more about and respect the species around them.
The Nonhuman Rights Project has been filing lawsuits to obtain chimps' rights for over a year.
They say the secret to great wildlife photography is to capture behaviors or interactions. We think this photo nailed it!
The only other pocket shark ever discovered was found 36 years ago off the coast of Peru, thousands of miles from where this specimen was collected.
They may live at the edges of the earth but that doesn't mean we should let them slip to the edges of our brains. How much do you know about animals living at the extremes of our planet?
You watch them at your backyard feeder and see them out on a hike, but how much do you really know about our feathered friends?
Everyone knows what a red fox is, but this species may still surprise you.
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