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When birders talk about spotting a "life bird" just what do they mean?
Court in Argentina recognizes the ape as a 'non-human person' unlawfully deprived of her freedom.
A serious scientific journal has rounded up some cute critters for its list of the year's top animal stories.
Mondays are hard. But they're easier when you have a pile of baby kit foxes to stare at.
Some warblers may be able to detect storms using infrasound, and the discovery could lead to new ways of predicting the weather.
The unknown species is believed to be a snailfish with 'large wing-like fins and a head resembling a cartoon dog.'
Puppies are cute, but they come with a host of issues that require an unlimited amount of patience.
After 15 years of conservation efforts, hawksbill nest counts are up 200 percent and poaching is down 80 percent.
Check out its ears and tail, as well as the pitch of its call, to figure out its emotional state.
A male hooded merganser has to know a lot of fancy dance moves in order to impress the ladies.
Use this checklist to make sure all your backyard friends stay fed and happy when cold weather hits.
Santa's not the only one who gets to hang out with these interesting animals.
They may live far from the North Pole, but these whimsical worms are still brimming with holiday spirit.
There are two reasons why winter is the best time to grab your camera and head out to see the sunrise.
From an owl-like face to different hunting strategies, this hawk species is unique among its cousins.
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