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The Greenland shark found beached in Newfoundland apparently bit off more than it could chew.
The fungus may have been spread to the frogs by African clawed frogs that were introduced to the region for pregnancy tests.
A community in Africa has been receptive to capes as replacement for the real thing in their religious ceremonies.
Facial complexity appeared to depend on the size of the monkeys' social group, and those with larger groups had more diverse faces.
Green sea urchins are a key species in kelp forests making their 'reduced growth and fertility' a problem for an entire ecosystem.
Several U.S. scientific institutions will now enter into negotiations with the auction house to purchases the unsold fossils.
The elk made headlines when it was filmed butting heads with a photographer. Officials say the animal lost its instinctive fear of people after being fed by visitors and had to be euthanized.
Remember this creature with a moment of silence and recognize that other conservation efforts are not in vain.
This eye-opening video could change your perspective about the oceans.
Animal activists Tim Phillips and Jan Creamer reveal to MNN the incredible behind-the-scenes story of their award-winning documentary, 'Lion Ark.'
First-time filmmaker Mark Devries tells MNN how he made his controversial new film and discusses the ethics of eating animals.
The fossilized remains represent a potential scientific boon to researchers, but if the fossils get locked away in a private collection, access will be difficult.
Using bird and alligator brains, researchers inferred that dinosaurs likely sported a similar brains that included the capacity for sophisticated behavior.
All mammals have hair, but there are a few species with hair so reduced by evolution that they actually appear to be naked.
The parchment tube worm is a bioluminescent critter of a different color altogether.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.