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Humans are part of the taxonomic family Hominidae, along with the other species of great apes. How much do you know about our closest cousins? Take this fun quiz!
When two Alaskan brown bears have an argument, they don't exactly use their words to sort out their opinions on the matter.
The fish was likely the size of a thumb with a flattened head and it likely lived at the bottom of the ocean.
It's nesting season for ospreys and Atlantic puffins, and you can watch the chicks hatch and the parents tend to their young.
These 11 geese, and the thousands more outside the frame, are each a reason why sunsets are so worth our time: watching and listening to birds take wing across an orange sky is unforgettable.
The cause of the wasting disease is unknown, though scientists are working to determine if a virus or bacteria is to blame, along with environmental stressors.
Adorable baby gentoo penguin is weighed for the first time at the Sea Life London Aquarium.
Musician and his wife Chrissy Teigen say they're excited to welcome the rescued French bulldog to their family.
Scientists have released the first 'point of view' video filmed by a wild polar bear, offering a glimpse into the animals' daily lives.
When Rick Gruber saw the ground squirrel in a pool, he fished it out and performed CPR — and caught it on video.
At Sunflower Farm, a group of adorable little kids takes a break from munching on grain to go for a run with their human friends. [Video]
A mute swan signet scarfs up some delicious algae, mimicking mom who feasts in the background.
New knowledge about the raptor's senses is guiding scientists and conservationists toward better decisions for protecting the species.
When a rat passed up some food it liked in favor of waiting a shorter time for food it liked less, it would look at the area containing its favored food.
Native to the Timbavati region of South Africa, these exquisite big cats are the result of a recessive leucistic gene that occurs naturally in the Kruger subspecies of African lion.
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