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What It Takes To Protect Gorillas From Ebola loading...
What It Takes To Protect Gorillas From Ebola
Spread of the disease among endangered eastern gorillas could be catastrophic for their survival.
These Snakes Can Jump—And Scientists Want To Know Why. loading...
These Snakes Can Jump—And Scientists Want To Know Why.
Some snakes are known to "fly," gliding from tree to tree. But these reptiles can actually hurl themselves into the air.
How The World’s Most Widely Used Insecticide Led To A Fishery Collapse loading...
How The World’s Most Widely Used Insecticide Led To A Fishery Collapse
Neonicotinoids wiped out plankton and fish in a Japanese lake, and are likely harming aquatic ecosystems worldwide, new research suggests.
To Save Wildlife, African Governments Turn To Private Management loading...
To Save Wildlife, African Governments Turn To Private Management
How this conservation group is successfully fending off human threats in Africa’s degraded parks.
Fanged Mouse-Deer Identified After Vanishing For A Generation loading...
Fanged Mouse-Deer Identified After Vanishing For A Generation
A small group of silver-backed chevrotains, tiny deer-like creatures, has been photographed in a Vietnamese forest after an intense search.
Rare Cancers Spreading Among Sea Creatures Have Scientists Perplexed loading...
Rare Cancers Spreading Among Sea Creatures Have Scientists Perplexed
Some malignancies can jump between different marine species, the latest in a series of discoveries that’s changed our understanding of cancer.
Release Of Whales From Notorious Russia Whale Jail Complete loading...
Release Of Whales From Notorious Russia Whale Jail Complete
After nearly five months, authorities have completed the release of all 97 orcas and beluga whales.
See Dolphins Punt Fish Out Of Water To Stun And Eat Them loading...
See Dolphins Punt Fish Out Of Water To Stun And Eat Them
New video shows wild bottlenose dolphins kicking fish into the air before eating them, just one trick in their arsenal of feeding tactics.
From Dung Beetles To Seals, These Animals Navigate By The Stars loading...
From Dung Beetles To Seals, These Animals Navigate By The Stars
A small but diverse group of species relies on the night sky to guide their search for food and mates.
We Thought This Bear Was Out Cold. We Were Mistaken. loading...
We Thought This Bear Was Out Cold. We Were Mistaken.
Changing the radio collar on a 160-kilogram hibernating bear should have been a routine task—if he'd been sleeping soundly.
This Deep-Sea Fish's Expandable Stomach Can Hold Huge Meals loading...
This Deep-Sea Fish's Expandable Stomach Can Hold Huge Meals
Many species have evolved ways to tote their own nourishment, an adaptation to environmental challenges such as drought and cold.
In This Thai Village, Life Revolves Around 300 Captive Elephants loading...
In This Thai Village, Life Revolves Around 300 Captive Elephants
In Ban Ta Klang, people live alongside the elephants they raise and train for tourism.

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