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Humpback Whales Herd Salmon With Their Fins, New Photos Reveal
The discovery, filmed in southeastern Alaska, confirms a behaviour long hypothesised but never scientifically confirmed.
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See The Best Wildlife Photos Of 2019
A rare, expressive image of a fox attacking a marmot won Chinese photographer Yongqing Bao the honour of Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
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Is It Wrong To Keep Octopuses In Captivity?
Cephalopod experts worry that trade is putting pressure on some alluring species.
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Researchers Solve 200-Year-Old Mystery On 180 Million Year-Old Bird
They’ve been called the modern-day velociraptor but unlike the dinosaurs from Jurassic Park, Queensland’s southern cassowaries are usually pretty disinterested in humans.
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U.S. Demand For Pets And Skins Threatens Some African Animals
A new report highlights some of the animals most commonly exported from Africa, including ball pythons, emperor scorpions, and elephants.
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Inside The Massive Effort To Tackle One Of America’s Greatest Rabies Threats
Now that dogs no longer pose the biggest danger of passing on the disease in the U.S., researchers have set their sights on another species—raccoons.
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New Tech Highlights Croc Summer Hotspots
For readers of Darwin’s NT News, a story about crocodiles is a daily event but in the southern states, croc stories are few and far between. Even less common is something being done in those states which actually has something to do with crocodiles.
Tiny Number Of Elephant Seal Supermums Produce Most Pups loading...
Tiny Number Of Elephant Seal Supermums Produce Most Pups
Nearly wiped out due to hunting in the early 1900s, the species is bouncing back—and these formidable parents may help explain why.
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Many People Want To Set Aside Half Of Earth As Nature
A new survey of 12,000 adults in 12 countries revealed overwhelming support for conservation, as well as knowledge gaps in subjects like extinction rates.
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Ig Nobel Ways To Answer Humanity’s Big Questions
Wombat poo cubed but not sliced like a pizza.
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Pangolin Scale Medicines No Longer Covered By Chinese Insurance
The change may signal new willingness from the government to provide additional protections to the threatened mammal.
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For many species the possession of territory is the ultimate goal. With good territory comes plentiful food, access to shelter, attraction to mates and safety to raise offspring - all tremendous strategic advantages to survive the wild.

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