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Have you ever seen anything so delicate on an owl before?
Swimming mammoths isn't uncommon, or even unheard of today as the mammoth's descendant, the elephant, has been known to swim for food.
Easily disturbed by noisy helicopters, the tiny and nearly silent drone grants researchers close access to the iconic whales.
A group of tigers that were part of a dramatic animal cruelty bust are now kicking back in a swanky, 5-acre sanctuary habitat.
The 6.4 ton dino had a tail of feathers that it may've used to attract mates.
In honor of Wombat Day, we've rounded up some adorable wombat photos and some surprising facts about this marsupial.
Did you know that 'peep' is what ornithologists call these birds?
Sometimes all you need to make your day a little better is a great photo of a cute bear cub.
Despite 2-inch fangs, barb-like hair and venom, the spider doesn't pose much of a threat to humans.
These organisms offer a window into extreme adaptation — and bolsters the adage: That which doesn't kill you makes you stronger.
Wildlife officials first had to scare off the cub's mother to perform a safe rescue, but don't worry — there's a happy ending.
The rare mammals welcomed 121 new pups into the world this year, a 17 percent increase from 2013.
Scientists 'know very little' about the effects rats have on human health in the Big Apple.
The possible reliance on walking may've led to the species' extinction, perhaps from human hunters or by being unable to travel quickly enough to reach food.
Jumbo squid, also known as 'red devils,' have been known to attack divers before. But a submarine? Watch the nightmarish Greenpeace video here.
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