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Fewer than 100 vaquitas are left on Earth, and scientists say they could all be gone by 2018.
A new study shows that surrounding yourself with cuteness can make you more productive.
Scientists think that long-lived mammals likes whales and mole rats have 'different tricks' to survive, but may not have many genes in common.
Did you know that jellyfish have outlived the dinosaurs by hundreds of millions of years, some might be capable of living forever, and they've even been to space?
Photographing birds in flight is tough enough, and having a northern harrier fly straight toward you adds a whole new dimension of difficulty. But the resulting shot is worth the effort.
In addition to its 1970s-inspired light show, the clam also releases sulfuric acid to scare off predators.
You may think this reptilian wonder is a tie-die plastic toy. Or at least Photoshopped. But nope, this is really the coloration on this amazing lizard species.
The rainforest frog is only the fourth example of internal fertilization in frogs, and the first that gives birth to tadpoles.
Similar to impaired human speech, birdsong gets quieter and less organized when alcohol is involved.
Want to have a more obedient and more affectionate dog? It all begins with how connected the two of you are as a team.
In a dazzling feat of Batesian mimicry, the cinereous mourner chick looks and acts like a toxic caterpillar.
When birders talk about spotting a "life bird" just what do they mean?
Court in Argentina recognizes the ape as a 'non-human person' unlawfully deprived of her freedom.
A serious scientific journal has rounded up some cute critters for its list of the year's top animal stories.
Mondays are hard. But they're easier when you have a pile of baby kit foxes to stare at.
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