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Rare Manta Ray Nursery Discovered loading...
Rare Manta Ray Nursery Discovered
Off the coast of Texas, a coral reef houses a vibrant nursery ground where young manta rays grow up.
Python Swallows Woman Whole—What Experts Say About the Rare Attack loading...
Python Swallows Woman Whole—What Experts Say About the Rare Attack
Development in their native habitat might be influencing their behavior, but humans have a history of conflict with snakes.
Searching for Elusive Green Sea Turtles in the Persian Gulf loading...
Searching for Elusive Green Sea Turtles in the Persian Gulf
Scientists are trying to solve riddles about where and how green sea turtles live in the Middle East, one of the world's least-understood turtle populations.
These Are the First Jaguars Born in This Argentinian Wetland in Over a Century loading...
These Are the First Jaguars Born in This Argentinian Wetland in Over a Century
A pair of cubs was born in Iberá National Park, and scientists are aiming to be as minimally invasive in their lives as possible.
These 5 New Snake Species Suck Snails Out of Their Shells loading...
These 5 New Snake Species Suck Snails Out of Their Shells
The names of the snakes were auctioned off, and funds from the event will go toward preserving some of the species.
This Baby Elephant Might Be Feeling 'Awkward' loading...
This Baby Elephant Might Be Feeling 'Awkward'
This seemingly strange behavior may be the baby elephant’s version of feeling ‘awkward’.
Decapitated Snake Head Nearly Kills Man—Here’s How loading...
Decapitated Snake Head Nearly Kills Man—Here’s How
Scientists warn that rattlesnakes can remain dangerous long after they are dead.
Rare Moose Triplets Spotted—Here's Why They're So Unusual loading...
Rare Moose Triplets Spotted—Here's Why They're So Unusual
Based on a recent video, the trio of calves seem to be “in great shape,” according to one expert.
This Invention Helps Deep-Dwelling Fish Journey to the Surface loading...
This Invention Helps Deep-Dwelling Fish Journey to the Surface
Without the small, pressurized chamber, a fish's swim bladders likely wouldn't survive the ascent out of water.
How Did Sea Turtle Get a Straw Up Its Nose? loading...
How Did Sea Turtle Get a Straw Up Its Nose?
Scientists studying olive ridley sea turtles in Costa Rica recently helped the injured reptile.
How This Whale Got Nearly 20 Pounds of Plastic in Its Stomach loading...
How This Whale Got Nearly 20 Pounds of Plastic in Its Stomach
Eighty shopping bags and other plastic debris clogged the animal’s stomach, making it unable to eat.
As Tigers Become Rarer, Poachers Are Targeting Lions loading...
As Tigers Become Rarer, Poachers Are Targeting Lions
Growing numbers of wild lions in Africa are slaughtered for their teeth and claws, sought in Asian countries for jewelry.

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