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This strikingly marked bird is a summer resident of the east and southeast United States.
Some of these creatures are downright alien-like, but rest assured — all of them are found in our oceans!
Who would win a battle between a crocodile and a shark? We may now have an answer.
It's hard to keep a secret about your species when you are literally transparent!
How savvy are you about these predators of the deep? Test your knowledge with this quiz!
Defining the species is the first step in learning what conservation efforts might be needed to preserve the sea mammal.
The most mesmerizing quality of a hummingbird is probably its extraordinary flying ability. Turns out their wings can actually shift shape to keep them airborne.
To keep track of prey, other predators and potential mates, deep-sea sharks have more rods in their eyes to enhance their vision.
The 3-week-old goat's hobbies include chewing on glass coffee tables, nibbling on throw pillows and head butting his fellow foster siblings.
'SharkCam' was supposed to stalk sharks off the coast of Mexico's Guadalupe Island, but they beat it to the punch.
Once you dive into the facts, coral reefs are one of the most amazing wonders of the world.
The squishy sea creature's trademark bouncing has turned out to be similar to how supercomputers solve problems.
Seals have been known to interact with humans, especially divers, but one trying to ride a monster wave is a surprise.
The new species lived during the early Jurassic period, around when dinosaurs were 'starting their ascent to global dominance.'
Horses rely on their large ears to share clues about food choices or even threats, a study finds.
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Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.