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The U.N. holiday's 2015 theme promotes getting serious about wildlife crime.
Sandhill cranes are regal birds, but a new video reveals some struggling to maintain their dignity on a partially frozen pond.
Through 'companionship without commitment,' DOGO! gives shelter pups a chance to get out, explore and socialize.
It may be an all-white animal but that doesn't mean it's albino. The strangely pale animal you're looking at could be leucistic.
Most urban coyotes avoid people, but experts suggest light 'hazing' if they lose their fear of humans.
Apart from genes that connect hippos and whales, the evolution of the hippo remains a mystery.
Cows have a long history of domestication, so people have had plenty of time to create cattle breeds that have some rather interesting appearances.
Black rats are off the hook for millions of bubonic plague deaths, thanks to new study.
Wildlife is unpredictable. It's something nature photographers have to come to terms with. But sometimes the unpredictability is exactly what gives you great stories worth telling.
The flashy coloration of these creatures sets them apart in the natural world.
The Amur leopard has roughly doubled its population since 2007, a new census finds, but there are still only about 60 left.
There's science behind surprising critter connections.
It's easy enough to see a sea star when it's grown up and hanging out on the pilings of piers or in tidepools. But have you ever spotted an itty bitty sea star just getting started in life?
When it comes to creating 'fancy' breeds of domestic animals, humans can get a little, uh, eccentric. That's definitely the case with these surprising pigeons!
These 2 bundles of joy are symbols of hope for the endangered population of orcas that live in the waters between Washington and British Columbia.
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