Ants, beetles and spiders found by the "Arthropods of Our Homes" project

You've Got At Least 30 Species Of Bug At Home

A team of researchers has been scouring American homes to learn more about the bugs we live with. Turns out, we're never home alone.


Bei Bei at his media debut.
Smithsonian National Zoological Park

ICYMI: Bei Bei Debut Attracted Hundreds To Smithsonian's National Zoo

A cougar staring at Shepreth Wildlife Park
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Mountain Lion Had Teeth, Whiskers Growing Out Of The Back Of Its Head

A dog paw in a cage.
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The FBI Is Now Keeping Track Of Animal Abusers

Shopper buying milk
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Texas Milk Shortage: Thousands Of Cows Died In Southern Storms

Dr. Douglas Long and D. Ross Robertson

Only Children Could Have Come Up With This Shark's Name

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Declining Lion Populations Get Endangered Species Protection

Entomological Society of America

The Fight To Save Darwin's Finches From A Blood-Sucking Threat

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True Love Might Fix The Panda Mating Crisis

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Algae May Be To Blame For Memory Loss In Sea Lions

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Thousands Of Norwegian Hunters Want To Kill 16 Wolves

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After A Year Hiatus, Japan Set To Start Whaling For 'Research'


PETA Protests Turkey-Eating By (What Else?) Going Naked

San Diego Zoo Global

Northern White Rhino Dies Leaving Only 3 of Her Kind

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Winnie The Pooh's Skull Will Soon Be On Display

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US Government Promises To Retire All Research Chimpanzees

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Some Say The First GMO Animal You Can Eat Is Fishy

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12-Foot Alligator Subdued By Much Smaller Alligator Wrangler

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Kangaroo Farts Probably Contribute To Climate Change

Gregory "Slobirdr" Smith / CC By 2.0

Should Grizzlies Stay On The Threatened Species List?


Cluster Of 20 Sharks Spotted Near San Francisco

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Hunters Kill Over 200 Florida Black Bears In A Day

Getty Images / Matt Cardy

Humans Aren't The Only Ones Using iPads

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Bees Love Caffeine, Maybe A Little Too Much

Getty Images / Dan Kitwood

Elephants Still In Danger Even After 'Queen Of Ivory' Arrest

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California Banned Killer Whale Breeding In Captivity

Michael Stout / CC BY-SA 2.0

Shark Bite Victim 'Punched' His Way Out Of Danger

University of Michigan

Ancient Mammoth Skeleton Found On Michigan Farm

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You Can Now Stream One Of Earth's Most Impressive Migrations

David Gruber

This Turtle Is Fluorescent, And Scientists Aren't Sure Why

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Sitting On A Turtle Is A Really Bad Idea