Orca Mother Drops Calf, After Unprecedented 17 Days of Mourning loading...
Orca Mother Drops Calf, After Unprecedented 17 Days of Mourning
A Pacific Northwest orca likely bonded closely with her calf before it died, which could help explain her record-breaking emotional sojourn.
Early Native Americans Imported Exotic Parrots, DNA Reveals loading...
Early Native Americans Imported Exotic Parrots, DNA Reveals
The discovery suggests that scarlet macaws were being bred for trade centuries earlier than previously thought.
How Killer Whales Went from Hated, to Adored, to Endangered loading...
How Killer Whales Went from Hated, to Adored, to Endangered
The more we’ve learned about orcas, the more we love them. But can killer whales survive the dramatic changes to their world?
This Colourful New Seahorse Is the Size of a Grain of Rice loading...
This Colourful New Seahorse Is the Size of a Grain of Rice
Researchers have discovered a tiny new species of pygmy seahorse that inhabits the boulder-strewn coasts of Japan.
Most Marine Mammals Are Missing One Mysterious Gene loading...
Most Marine Mammals Are Missing One Mysterious Gene
Alarmingly, the adaptation may leave them more vulnerable to pesticides running into the sea.
Hydroelectric Dam Threatens to Wipe Out World's Rarest Ape loading...
Hydroelectric Dam Threatens to Wipe Out World's Rarest Ape
A hydroelectric plant and dam, already in the works, could drive the newly identified Tapanuli orangutan to extinction.
Free-Diving Family Saves Whale Shark Stuck in a Fishing Net loading...
Free-Diving Family Saves Whale Shark Stuck in a Fishing Net
While free-diving off of Hawaii, a family encounters a whale shark with a gigantic rope around its neck and decides to try to free it.
Can Today’s Whale Species Survive the Age of Humans? loading...
Can Today’s Whale Species Survive the Age of Humans?
We don’t even know how many whale species exist, so which will be winners and which losers is hard to guess.
What DNA From Pet Foxes Teaches Us About Dogs—And Humans loading...
What DNA From Pet Foxes Teaches Us About Dogs—And Humans
A Soviet-era experiment to breed tame and aggressive foxes has produced surprising revelations about social behaviour and domestication.
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Explorer Sean Duggan travels to the most far-flung corners of the planet to unearth an array of strange, rare and dangerous creatures that have all been spawned by nature itself.

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