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Wed, Aug 27, 2014 1:00 PM
The common pheasant's success story is best told by hunters.
Rats aren't universally loved by humans, but they are using their keen senses to detect land mines and recognize tuberculosis in samples.
One of the best ways to celebrate our first national park is to visit, but for all the armchair travelers out there, there's 'Yosemite Meditations.'
Richard Turere's solar-powered invention safely scares lions away from his family's cattle.
With only a few thousand snow leopards remaining in the wild, the 2 young cubs are some of the rarest big cats in the world.
This poisonous snake can grow to 10 feet long!
The bright lights of the big city also play a role in increased fertility for urban arachnids, a study finds.
Cutting carbon emissions is important, but ornithologists say one giant solar plant is causing significant collateral damage.
Actor warns of a 'catastrophic warming of the planet' if carbon pricing is not enforced to curb the emissions of the fossil fuel industry.
If it is actually plankton, it could be a contaminant launched into space with the space station module.
After enduring 3 years of drought, water conservation continues to be a major concern for Californians.
Without exposure to sunlight, the tiny organisms rely on minerals in the subglacial water and lake muck for the energy they need to survive.
Deer have antlers but cows have horns. Moose have antlers but sheep have horns. Confused? Here's the trick to telling the difference between the two.
Ants naturally band together to prevent the spread of disease, so the parasitic fungus had to adapt its tactics to gather hosts.
Snakes turn themselves into accordions to shimmy up trees.
Poaching is so widespread in Africa that 75 percent of elephant populations across the continent have been declining since 2009.
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