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Black bear cubs learn to climb trees as soon as they come out of the den.
The tiny chicks order numbers in the same way humans do, suggesting that this ability formed millions of years ago in a common ancestor to both birds and humans.
Listen to eerie audio of singing humpbacks, bowheads and other whales — including one whose lonely song has mystified scientists for decades.
Sighting marks the first time in over 100 years that the elusive and endangered animal has been seen within the park's boundaries.
The praying mantis has features only nature is imaginative enough to dream up.
The feline predator wasn't even photographed alive and in its element until 2002.
These raptors are found all over the world in sizes large and small, and have been in myths and legends for thousands of years. So how much do you really know about these birds?
The San Joaquin antelope squirrel lives in California's arid landscapes, and is facing some all too common threats.
Are you someone who couldn't care less about the big game but still wants to be entertained? Here are some adorable options to consider.
Many bird species have bills that stand out from the crowd. See if you can pair the name with the familiar beak.
A rescued Amur tiger named 'Zolushka,' Russian for Cinderella, is helping raise hopes that her kind can bounce back.
'Journey Home' ad enrages online audience for its promotion of irresponsible breeding practices and the sale of animals.
Staff at the Alaska SeaLife Center are caring for the young harbor seal and teaching him basic husbandry skills.
Never underestimate the fascinating things you'll see when you simply sit and watch wildlife.
These soft corals resemble quills and hide all sorts of surprises in their polyps.
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