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Orcas who spent time around bottlenose dolphins learned to imitate their distinctive clicks and whistles, a new study finds.
This is one of the many common idioms that doesn't really mean what we think it means.
The two-legged species is the first predatory dinosaur unearthed in Venezuela.
As the weather turns cooler, there's nothing better than curling up with a buddy (or two ... or three).
Activists seek to have Tommy's 'personhood' declared so as to free him from captivity and place him in a sanctuary that resembles a natural environment.
Grey squirrels have an amazing memory for where they store their nuts during harvest time. But they aren't perfect about collecting what they bury. And that's great news for forests.
A single rusty-patched bumblebee, found in a state park, suggests the rare species might still have a chance.
If you're wondering how to take more interesting wildlife photos that draw viewers in, this photograph will provide you with some tips.
Penguins are some of the most loved birds on the planet. See how much you know about these adorable animals with this quiz!
The legend surrounding the origin of this species of goose is unbelievable. Literally. But their real natural history is actually no less amazing.
With no sea ice to rest on, walruses have flocked onto a barrier island, putting themselves at risk of a deadly stampede.
With their 11 pairs of legs each, two or more of these creatures swimming side by side create eddies that interact with larger currents, altering the ocean's flow.
Are you ready to teach your dog one of the most important tricks he'll ever learn? Here's what you need to know.
According to a new study, each time a chimpanzee observed a new tool in use, the ape was 15 times more likely to develop the behavior.
Dolphins' reactions to a magnetized block led scientists to conclude that the marine mammals may be sensitive to Earth's magnetic field.
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