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Animals

See Award-Winning Underwater Photos From Around the World loading...
See Award-Winning Underwater Photos From Around the World
These 13 photos were among those recognized by the Underwater Photographer of the Year contest, which showcases the best in underwater photography.
What to Do When a Wild Seal Hops On Your Kayak loading...
What to Do When a Wild Seal Hops On Your Kayak
A young seal’s playful behavior points to a broader issue: how should we interact with wild animals?
A Horrifying List of Creatures That Can Crawl Into Your Body loading...
A Horrifying List of Creatures That Can Crawl Into Your Body
From roaches in noses to leeches in nether regions, here are the animals most likely to get under your skin.
About Animals

Animals are members of Kingdom Animalia, also known as Metazoa. All animals are multicellular and motile, meaning they can move impulsively and independently. 

For all they have in common, different animal species vary in spectacular ways. Some are more active at night (known as nocturnal) while others are most active during the day (known as diurnal). Some are merely a few cells; whiles others can weigh several tonnes.

The five most well-known classes of fauna are mammals (such as lions and monkeys), birds (such as ducks and emus), fish (such as sharks and snapper), reptiles (such as snakes and crocodiles) and amphibians (such as frogs and salamanders).

The exact number of animal species existing on Earth is still not known, with around 17-18,000 new species being discovered every year.

Scroll through the videos, photos and articles below to find out more about animals.

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