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A new video offers rare footage of a whale picking up a kayak — from the kayakers' perspective.
Moose were essentially wiped out from the United States not long after settlers arrived. But thankfully with conservation efforts they've experienced a resurgence. We'll let you in on the Maine places to view them.
While most researchers believe the predators were lone wolves, so to speak, multiple fossil specimens have been found in a single bone bed.
Minnesota football team declines to pay for bird-friendly materials in the massive, glass-roofed complex, and that may pose a serious threat to birds.
This monster of a bug was recently discovered in a remote area of China's Sichuan province.
This species is known by several names including the water turkey and snake bird. Here's why.
New Hampshire driver receives a $100 ticket for stopping in a median when she pulls over to help ducklings whose mother had been struck by a car.
Scientists are unsure how bats detect polarized light, especially as bats seem able to see such light after sunset or when it's cloudy.
Elephants use their superior sniffers to forage for food, identify family members and tell the difference between tribes in Africa.
This red fox knows how to simply sit and enjoy the scenery at one of the most beautiful national parks in Alaska.
Researchers suggest man-made structures in the oceans may act like artificial reefs that shelter potential prey, making them attractive hunting spots.
Beyond their undeniable cuteness, there's a lot to discover about these wonderfully odd creatures.
Peregrine falcons have more than just speed on their side -- they're also savvy about using motion camouflage to confuse their prey.
Teetering precariously close to extinction, the piping plover is a tiny bird that just wants to be left alone.
Whiskers might add extra cuteness to already-adorable otters, but these long vibrissae also perform a vital task.
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