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Wed, May 27, 2015 11:20 AM
PETA filed a complaint against Australian sheep farmers for cussing in front of their charges. Does this count as animal abuse?
The flag's designer hopes his creation reminds people that we all share planet Earth.
Decision comes after a global aquarium body suspended Japan for continuing to support what's widely considered a cruel method of dolphin capture.
This desolate-yet-beautiful place is the lowest and hottest place in the United States. But that's not the only amazing thing about it.
A paddleboarder in New Zealand gets a bit of a shock when an orca decides to check out his board. [Video]
Scientists highlighted 10 of the 18,000 newly named species to showcase the Earth's biodiversity.
The frequency and length of a sound helps decode whether it's a positive or negative emotion.
Artifacts dating back 3.3 million years push back the known date of such toolmaking by 700,000 years.
It was once thought that this filter-feeding crustacean hatched into another beast entirely.
Cosmologist uses statistics about planet and population sizes to arrive at fascinating conclusions.
Oh the irony. New study shows these iconic creatures have the digestive track of a carnivore.
The Air Force has given an surprising amount of detail about the plane's payload for its launch.
Researchers just released dozens of bats they successfully treated for white-nose syndrome, marking a milestone in the wildlife epidemic.
This bizarre-looking antelope species once covered the Eurasian steppe, but it experienced the fastest decline of any mammal species on record.
The first snakes were likely forest dwellers with tiny hind legs and needle-like hooked teeth.
Researchers counted an unbroken sequence of 250 waves, some that reached 328 feet in height.
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