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Basketball star wants to increase global awareness about the poaching of elephants and rhinos.
The Hawaiian monk seal is one of the oldest species of seal, and also the most at risk of disappearing forever.
The local name for this species might make you think of it in a whole new way.
The designs are beautiful — and even more interesting is the story behind them.
An adorable viral video of a wolf cub and bear cub playing is only the beginning of a beautiful interspecies friendship.
It is a common species in the western states, and yet the task might be harder than you think.
The dinosaurs lacked respiratory turbinates, structures in the nasal cavity that warm and humidify the air coming in, and had to find a new way to do this.
Do you know your seals from your sea lions and your turtles from your tortoises? Here's how to tell the difference.
Shifting among the landmasses during the Cambrian period may have created shallow watery areas that were perfect for allowing new species to evolve.
A new study unlocks another mystery about these wonderfully cryptic creatures.
The data scientists collected suggest that insects present during the time of the dinosaurs were not all that different from the bugs still roaming the planet today.
The well-preserved bison's organs are being studied to gain insight into how this ancestor of the modern bison lived.
The Ayam Cemani is mysteriously beautiful, almost unreal with its charcoal black coloring.
The creature's remains, discovered on Madagascar, indicate that it weighed at least 20 pounds, making it a giant among its mammalian cousins.
It's not usual to see this kind of coloring in a deer. In fact, it might be a once-in-a-lifetime chance to spot one in the wild.
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