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Watch What Happens When a Lion Startles a Hippo
Hippos are one of the world's most dangerous land mammals—and they don't like to be startled.
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'Battle' Between a Lion and Hyenas Isn't What it Seems
An apparent conflict between a lion and hyenas shows more than meets the eye.
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Watch: Vulture Gang Steals Cheetah's Kill
Even though the cheetahs took down this impala, they didn’t get to enjoy the fruits of their labour.
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How a 'Cheetah Matchmaker' is Helping Save the Big Cats
National Geographic caught up with explorer Vincent van der Merwe, who's trying to bring the spotted predator back to its African homeland.
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Bizarre Horns of the Animal Kingdom
Don't mess with the giant eland of Africa, whose curved horns can reach up to four feet long.
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Meet Taronga Zoo’s New Baby Meerkats!
It’s the zoo’s first meerkat birth in almost seven years
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How Do Scientists Collar Wild Animals?
If you think your job is nerve-wracking, try putting a collar on a mountain lion.
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Extremely Rare White Giraffe Spotted - What Would You Name Her?
The year-old calf, which lives in Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park, has a condition called leucism.
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Tigers
Tigers are largest members of the cat family with distinctive reddish coats with white and black markings that are used for camouflage. The coats are unique to each animal – no two tigers have the same markings.
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Lions
The lion, scientific name Panthero leo, is known as the king of the jungle, with amazing beauty and strength.
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Leopards
Leopards are graceful and powerful big cats closely related to lions, tigers, and jaguars.
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David Attenborough takes a breathtaking journey through the vast and diverse continent of Africa, exploring the wildlife of two deserts in Africa’s south west corner.

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