These ultra-rare monkey twins have different fathers loading...
These ultra-rare monkey twins have different fathers
Scientists were surprised to discover the stump-tailed macaque twins doing well, as they often don't survive in the wild.
Early mammals hid from dinosaurs in the dark, changing their DNA forever loading...
Early mammals hid from dinosaurs in the dark, changing their DNA forever
By studying the DNA of a blind cave fish, scientists think they can better understand ancient mammals.
These freaky fish use their fins to 'walk' across the seafloor loading...
These freaky fish use their fins to 'walk' across the seafloor
Flatfish, one of the most asymmetrical organisms on Earth, use their fins to move around the seafloor—similar to how millipedes walk.
Whale meat helped polar bears survive past warming loading...
Whale meat helped polar bears survive past warming
But chowing on whale carcasses today won't prevent an extinction crisis. Only saving sea ice will.
Disease-carrying mountain goats threaten ancient bighorn sheep herd loading...
Disease-carrying mountain goats threaten ancient bighorn sheep herd
A unique herd of bighorn sheep has survived commercial hunting, human expansion, and isolation. Now it faces a new enemy.
Why insects like moths are so attracted to bright lights loading...
Why insects like moths are so attracted to bright lights
Like a moth to a flame, er, lamp, insects are drawn to bright lights because they confuse the animals' navigational systems.
12 animals that bounced back from the brink loading...
12 animals that bounced back from the brink
In celebration of World Animal Day, here are a dozen embattled species that, against all odds, are now on the road to recovery.
Cannibal cobras: Male snakes eat each other shockingly often loading...
Cannibal cobras: Male snakes eat each other shockingly often
While cobras were known to eat other snakes on occasion, new research suggests the behaviour is common—and they cannibalise their own kin.
Baby Giraffes Get Their Spots From Mom loading...
Baby Giraffes Get Their Spots From Mom
The distinctive patterns are inherited, according to new research that links spots to survival.
Sloths Act Like Birds and Reptiles in This Bizarre Way loading...
Sloths Act Like Birds and Reptiles in This Bizarre Way
Sloths seem to have evolved an approach to energy unlike the rest of their family tree, shutting themselves down at temperature extremes.
Small Weasel-Like Animals Are Taking Down Big Cats loading...
Small Weasel-Like Animals Are Taking Down Big Cats
Two elusive predators, the lynx and the fisher, battle to the death in the snowstorms of New England.
Nepal's Tiger Population Nearly Doubles in Last Decade loading...
Nepal's Tiger Population Nearly Doubles in Last Decade
Better protections, including an increased number of anti-poaching rangers, has allowed populations of tigers to grow quickly.
About the Show

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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