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It's easy enough to see a sea star when it's grown up and hanging out on the pilings of piers or in tidepools. But have you ever spotted an itty bitty sea star just getting started in life?
When it comes to creating 'fancy' breeds of domestic animals, humans can get a little, uh, eccentric. That's definitely the case with these surprising pigeons!
These 2 bundles of joy are symbols of hope for the endangered population of orcas that live in the waters between Washington and British Columbia.
The compounds, which are found in nectar, help the bees fight a common intestinal parasite.
A cinematic new video captures the wild colors and subtle movements of sea stars, corals, clams and alien-eye zoas.
The average sea creature today is about 150 times larger than similar animals that lived between 541 million years and 485 million years ago.
There's nothing like an adorable interspecies friendship to brighten your day!
The capybaras at Saitama Children’s Zoo in Japan know how to keep warm on cold winter days: Take a hot bath.
Just as people move into cities from rural areas and suburbs, so to do animals of all shapes and sizes, including carnivores. Considering their size, how do foxes and coyotes stay so invisible?
Scientists discover a super-durable material called geothite, all thanks to the humble limpet.
You've probably noticed that when crocodiles bask on land, they do so with an intimidating gape. Here's the purpose behind the pose.
A grizzly has been spotted roaming Yellowstone a month earlier than is typical for the species, and the park is warning visitors to be on the lookout for hungry bears.
They build their own towns, they help the environment, and they even talk about us.
From blue lobsters to brown pandas, these creatures offer colorful surprises.
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