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The American dipper is the only aquatic songbird in North America, and has a unique strategy for snagging a snack.
Habitat conservation and international assistance have helped India's tiger population rise 30% since 2011.
The terms "monkey" and "ape" are often used interchangeably, but these two categories of animals swing from two very different branches of the family tree.
Billionaire CEO teaming with animal welfare organization to build a unique wildlife refuge, rehabilitation and education center in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Meet 15 rare animal species whose futures could be determined — for better or worse — in 2015.
Researchers have long been confounded as to why zebras have stripes, and now there's a new theory that could explain their eye-catching coats.
Though fog may seem like something that would ruin a good wildlife outing, you can put it to your advantage and make moody, dream-like photos.
The earliest dogs appeared in the Americas only about 10,000 years ago, which is around the age of the oldest known dog burial site.
Most species of shark give birth to live young, but shark births are rarely witnessed in the wild.
Sea otters are always up to something!
Before they become adults, these tiny creatures stay safe in a beautiful, fiber-optic way.
NPR's Skunk Bear group pays musical tribute to the world's last Pinta Island tortoise.
A lucky photographer captures a squirrel moving her babies one by one to a new den, showing off some serious muscle in the process!
When researchers turned to the natural world for solutions, they found them in this odd and beautiful diving bird.
Crowd-sourced scientific initiative is equipping snowy owls with GPS transmitters, allowing us to follow the mysterious birds' movements on a minute-by-minute basis.
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