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Watch this video of a wild squirrel dropping in to play with his old friend. (Your groggy morning is looking up!)
These much-loved birds need our help, and there are many things you can do to help conservation efforts. Here are five ways to get started.
The 'precious' 5-month-old bear snoozed during most of her big event on Saturday.
The abdomen-shaking the male black widows performed is an incredibly 'complex' way of signaling they're not prey for the females.
The cameras offer useful data for conservationists to judge the population of a species and its range in an environment.
Professional hunter Corey Knowlton didn't even plan to bid. Now he's getting death threats.
New genetic testing suggests that wolves and dogs split as species between 9,000 and 34,000 years ago.
Penguins are some of the most beloved bird species in the world. So what are we doing to protect them? Get inspired by these conservation successes.
Animal eyes are intriguing, from horses to snakes and everything in between.
The majority of Earth's largest carnivores are threatened with extinction, and the trickle-down effects of that decline can be seen everywhere.
Those tiny, cute caterpillars you see crawling around your garden look totally adorable and innocent, right? Well, not really.
The Nat Geo Wild series 'We Move Animals' follows a family of animal movers as they transport everything from alpacas and Great Danes to hundreds of hungry spiders.
At age 59, the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo hippopotamus may be among the oldest hippos ever recorded.
The well-constructed web ensures that the spiders can entangle even slow-flying insects such as mosquitoes, a particular favorite for dinner.
Like many pandas born in captivity, Bao Bao was conceived artificially.
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