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An exceptionally snowy winter can alter migration patterns, make foraging for food difficult and make a typical environment uninhabitable.
Researchers think unusually warm waters might be the reason for stranded and starving pups.
Ducks can swim in ice-cold ponds during the winter, yet don't seem to have any problem with their feet freezing. How is it possible?
You may think it's all about fighting, but there's another way bighorn sheep use their horns -- and it's definitely not what you expect.
The sea turtle was treated for low blood sugar and a possible intestinal blockage and also received a round of vitamins and antibiotics from marine life doctors.
The owls are following their beaks to where their favorite food can be found in the highest numbers.
These amazing creatures come in so many stunning colors and crazy shapes, you'll spend hours marveling at them.
Thanks in part to a new vegetated roof, the country's busiest convention center is slowly making amends with the winged locals.
The photographs confirm that male Amur tigers do make time for 'family life,' something the tigers' reclusive natures had made into a mystery.
Researchers also discovered a layer of skin cells that reflect near-infrared sunlight that likely help chameleons stay cool.
While habitat loss is a problem for the species, bobcats are figuring out how to survive -- and even thrive -- on the fringes of cities and suburbs.
Due to the extreme cold and then larger land area, penguins had to be choosy about where they set up breeding areas.
It's all about enjoying similar things.
A photographer spotted a coyote as it trotted into her yard and explored a toy left in the snow. What she managed to capture on camera is the beauty of play.
Playful, curious, rambunctious and adorable, the North American river otter is also a key player in alerting us to problems in our waterways.
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