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Thu, Mar 05, 2015 12:50 PM
Playful, curious, rambunctious and adorable, the North American river otter is also a key player in alerting us to problems in our waterways.
The flashy coloration of these creatures sets them apart in the natural world.
The Amur leopard has roughly doubled its population since 2007, a new census finds, but there are still only about 60 left.
A new study suggests that dark matter from the galactic plane may have been what really killed the dinosaurs — and it may one day threaten us.
Global effort will start in the U.K. city of Bristol — with over 36,000 children from 130 schools planting saplings.
There's science behind surprising critter connections.
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!
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.
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