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The average sea creature today is about 150 times larger than similar animals that lived between 541 million years and 485 million years ago.
There's nothing like an adorable interspecies friendship to brighten your day!
The capybaras at Saitama Children’s Zoo in Japan know how to keep warm on cold winter days: Take a hot bath.
Just as people move into cities from rural areas and suburbs, so to do animals of all shapes and sizes, including carnivores. Considering their size, how do foxes and coyotes stay so invisible?
Scientists discover a super-durable material called geothite, all thanks to the humble limpet.
You've probably noticed that when crocodiles bask on land, they do so with an intimidating gape. Here's the purpose behind the pose.
A grizzly has been spotted roaming Yellowstone a month earlier than is typical for the species, and the park is warning visitors to be on the lookout for hungry bears.
They build their own towns, they help the environment, and they even talk about us.
From blue lobsters to brown pandas, these creatures offer colorful surprises.
There's nothing quite like the moment when wildlife turns the camera back on the photographer!
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are collaring and tracking foxes and coyotes to learn about the species and head off potential conflict with other city residents.
A toucan in Costa Rica recently lost most of his beak in an attack by local kids, but thanks to the magic of 3-D printing, he may soon get a new one.
These adorable animals are experts at sleeping — and winning our hearts.
You may have heard it said that sloths have algae growing on them and it's because they move so slowly. Well, that's sort of true. But the real answer involves moths and microorganisms.
The newly unearthed creatures given scientists new insights into the types of environments mammals may have thrived in during the Jurassic Period.
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