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Fri, Apr 18, 2014 4:12 PM
Video: Kanzi the 34-year-old bonobo shows just how closely he is related to humans by engaging in the classic campfire ritual.
Taronga Zoo is celebrating the first successful birth of this adorable tree-dwelling macropod species at its facilities in more than 20 years.
Video: Comedian Stephen Fry and zoologist Mark Carwardine traveled to New Zealand to see the kakapo, one of the rarest parrots in the world.
Video: Maiah the wolf wants a belly rub, and photographer Shelby Bower is only too happy to oblige. Maiah lives at a wolf education facility in Cocolalla, Idaho.
A new study suggests climate change will begin reducing food production in the 2030s for many parts of the world.
Researchers compared photographs from the Mariner 10 mission from the 1970s and the more recent MESSENGER mission to get a sense of the changes of Mercury's surface.
It took super-sensitive detectors to pick out polarized gravitational waves from the rest of the cosmic noise.
One of the night sky's brightest stars will vanish behind the asteroid 163 Erigone for several seconds on the morning of March 20 for well-placed skywatchers.
Video: A baby gorilla delivered by cesarean section at the San Diego Zoo recently is having health issues.
After a fiercely bitter, sub-zero winter that broke records across North America, the first signs of spring are finally peeking out of the ground.
The Harvard Museum of Natural History has opened an exhibit in hopes of reminding the public of this cautionary tale.
The record-setting number of snowy owls that trekked south for the winter has been a boon for birders and photographers. Larry Keller's images capture the species at its best.
Many species have unique survival strategies for the cold, and this moss is just one of them.
Titled 'Bigger Than Life,' a new short video explores Alaskan ice caves with a GoPro-toting drone.
Veteran weatherman jumped at the chance to helm 'AMHQ,' The Weather Channel's new morning concept.
Scientists are using crowdsourcing to test the water along the Pacific Coast of North America, a project that could predict future risks.
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