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Human- Sized Penguins Once Roamed New Zealand
Scientists have discovered bones that they believe once belonged to a penguin that stood as tall as a human.
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Best Photos Of 2017
National Geographic's 57 best images of the year—curated from 88 photographers, 112 stories, and nearly 2 million photographs.
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Penguins are Drowning in Tasmania
Should recreational gillnet fishing be banned altogether?
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It’s a kangaroo… It’s a llama… No, it’s Palorchestes!
Originally published in National Geographic's blog Phenomena 6th October 2010.
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Pets Are Good For Us—But Not In The Ways We Think They Are
An animal expert debunks myths about our furry companions.
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In The Animal Kingdom, Blood Comes in a Rainbow of Colours
Blood isn't always red, evolution has given rise to a variety of hues.
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Aussie Sharks Gone Walkabout
How Australian great whites ended up in the Mediterranean.
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See What's Controlling These Zombie Ants
New research shows a deadly fungus is carving its way into the insects' bodies.
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Frigid Echidna Sex – Competition Drives Males To Mate With Hibernating Females
Not only does the echidna have large testicles for its size, but it also brandishes a bendy, four-headed phallus that only uses two heads at a time.
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This amazing new series showcases the strangest, freakiest, weirdest, and just plain "out of this world" behaviors in the animal kingdom. From animals that develop their babies in their mothers back skin; to strange adaptations that enable creatures to survive in extreme environments; to alien-looking body parts and camouflage, this series will cover it all. 

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