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Spider webs are amazing works of art and architecture. But why do spiders bother to make their webs so pretty? It's a case of form increasing function.
If the animal is confirmed to be a gray wolf, it will be the first sighting of the animal in decades.
Even if you're arachnophobic, it's hard not to appreciate the performance of a peacock jumping spider.
Conservation photographer Robin Moore went in search of frogs thought to be long extinct. Sure enough, he found some.
In support of National Save the Bats Week, director Zack Snyder and the cast and crew of 'Batman v Superman' promote bat conservation.
Dragonflies, fruit flies, damselflies and horse-flies all have one thing in common: Their colorful eyes are fascinating!
Hiding under everyone's nose in the most populous city in the U.S.A., a beautiful new frog species has been discovered.
After observing countless people getting close to wild bears to snap photos with them, the U.S. Forest Service asks visitors to South Lake Tahoe to cool it.
With 1,000 tortoises living and breeding on the island, researchers believe that no further human intervention to save the tortoises is necessary.
These shuffling, amiable insectivores have some qualities that will ensure you never want to make one mad!
Take some time and enjoy watching these exuberant dogs delay major sporting events with their inappropriately timed play.
This little fox curled up to rest shows the signs of transition between a brown summer coat and a white winter coat. Here's why it happens.
Pygmy seahorses are notoriously difficult to keep alive in captivity, but these researchers not only raised a family of them but also discovered a new clue to their camouflage.
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.
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