These bears mimic each other's faces as well as people do loading...
These bears mimic each other's faces as well as people do
The world's smallest bears have a social skill set previously thought limited to apes and dogs, and there may be more species like them.
Mysterious ocean 'blob' may have led to fewer baby whales loading...
Mysterious ocean 'blob' may have led to fewer baby whales
A persistent mass of warm water in the Arctic provided a preview of how climate change may impact humpback whales.
Why do these monkeys nurse each other’s babies? loading...
Why do these monkeys nurse each other’s babies?
Lactating and nursing costs a lot of energy. There must be some benefit to spending it on someone else’s infant.
How sea snakes, surrounded by salt water, quench their thirst loading...
How sea snakes, surrounded by salt water, quench their thirst
Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink. Such is the lot in life for thirsty sea snakes—and yet they’ve found a way to thrive.
New 'astonishing' tarantula has strange horn on its back loading...
New 'astonishing' tarantula has strange horn on its back
Discovered in a little-studied part of Angola, the arachnid ambushes its prey at night.
These animals are truly one of a kind loading...
These animals are truly one of a kind
Aardvarks, aye-ayes, and humans are among the species with no close living relatives.
Black leopard spotted in Africa for first time in 100 years loading...
Black leopard spotted in Africa for first time in 100 years
The extremely rare female cat has melanism, a condition in which the body produces an excess of pigment.
Bavarians vote to save bugs and birds—and change farming loading...
Bavarians vote to save bugs and birds—and change farming
In the face of plummeting insect and bird populations, citizens in the south German state are trying to make farmers preserve habitat.
How the case against an alleged poaching kingpin fell apart loading...
How the case against an alleged poaching kingpin fell apart
Boonchai Bach is only the most recent example of an alleged high-ranking wildlife criminal evading prosecution.
How this animal’s adorable face mask keeps it safe loading...
How this animal’s adorable face mask keeps it safe
The slow loris's markings warn that it's a cute, tiny, little, fluffy, fur-ball of death.
Time running out for orcas, belugas trapped in icy whale jail loading...
Time running out for orcas, belugas trapped in icy whale jail
Russian video footage shows that the animals, likely bound for aquariums, are languishing in freezing waters and legal limbo.
Rescued foxes find refuge in Minnesota loading...
Rescued foxes find refuge in Minnesota
At Save a Fox sanctuary in Minnesota, fur farm rejects and exotic pet cast-offs find a new home.
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Who calls the shots in the mating game and is attraction merely physical? Whether it’s a mating call that titillates, a flash of colour, or a fancy dance, Nat Geo Wild explores the factors that influence the power of animal attraction.

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