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Fri, Feb 27, 2015 5:42 PM
Sandhill cranes are regal birds, but a new video reveals some struggling to maintain their dignity on a partially frozen pond.
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!
Long-gone settlements showed familiar, current-day signs of growth, including seeing monuments as evidence of public and private wealth.
It's the hot stuff found in the western U.S., but you have to drill for it. It just so happens that there are a lot of drills available right now.
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.
Light pollution bouncing off clouds could have an adverse effect on plant and animals.
The Milky Way is so much more than a pretty belt of stars in the night sky. Here are some enlightening facts!
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 Every Kid in a Park initiative aims to get kids active and outdoors, but it may also turn them into environmental stewards.
The capybaras at Saitama Children’s Zoo in Japan know how to keep warm on cold winter days: Take a hot bath.
These fast and furious raindrops are smaller than their counterparts and may be the result of larger raindrops breaking apart.
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?
In a much more ambitious version of a potato clock, one Dutch company is working to scale up electricity production by plugging into living plants.
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