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sand dollars at the bottom of the ocean
Sea Urchins Keep Surviving as Marine Life Deteriorates in the Florida Keys
African Elephants
12 Animals With the Longest Gestation Period
Ochre Sea Star (Pisaster ochraceus) on Green Algae
9 Fascinating Facts About Starfish
Great Bustard (Otis tarda)
World’s Heaviest Birds Might Be Self-Medicating
Firework Display At Night
Fireworks Have Long-Lasting Impact on Wild Birds
Ted Dennard at a beekeeping workshop.
Educating Kids About the Importance of Bees
Octopus with arms extended swimming in blue water
What’s the Difference Between Squid and Octopuses?
Close-Up Of Orb-Weaving Spider On Web
Male Spiders Fight Less When There Are More Females Around
Union Island gecko on a finger
Colorful Gecko Has an Amazing Success Story in Caribbean
Rhesus macaques on Cayo Santiago
Female Monkeys Purposefully Have Fewer Friends As They Age
Orange Shrimps Swimming In Sea
What’s the Difference Between Shrimp and Prawns?
Mantidactylus augustini frog in Madagascar
20 New Gurgling, Creaking Frog Species Named in Madagascar
p-22 mountain lion in front of Hollywood sign
California Celebrity Mountain Lion P-22 Is Euthanized
Copper headed Trinket Snake ready to strike, Indonesia
20 of the World's Most Venomous Snakes
Chimp Fiona shows her mother a leaf
For Chimps, This Small Gesture Is a Big Deal
9 Uncanny Facts About Crows
Sea star off the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
12 Animals That Reproduce Asexually
Rainbow Lorikeet
14 Dazzling Types of Parrots
a group of white alpacas against a blurry mountain background
8 Things You Didn't Know About Alpacas
Northern Parula male singing in breeding territory.
What Is Intraspecific Competition?
Sea otter floating in water with pup sleeping on its stomach
59 Endearing Names for Baby Animals
Two gray Irawaddy dolphins poke their heads out of the water
14 Most Endangered Whales, Porpoises, and Dolphins
bull shark off the coast of Mozambique
11 Incredible Facts About Bull Sharks
Peregrine falcon flying with lake in background
What's the Difference Between Hawks and Falcons?
leucistic albatross
Leucism vs. Albinism in the Animal Kingdom
Bird Perching On A Tree
Bird-Watchers Needed for Annual Audubon Bird Count
Emperor of India or Teinopalpus imperialis Papilio butterfly on Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Rukmini flower
14 Incredibly Rare Types of Butterflies
golden eagle released in Arizona
After Months of Rehab, Golden Eagle Soars Free
Gray wolf
11 Interesting Facts About Wolves
A colorful coral reef teaming with fish in the Maldives.
10 Stunning Plants and Sea Creatures on the Ocean Floor
22 Things You May Not Know About Squirrels
a closeup of lynx in the wild peering out from snow at dusk
How Does a Harsh Winter Affect Wildlife?
Two Holstein-Friesian cows in field, England
10 of the Smartest Animals on Earth
Leopard in Chobe National Park, Botswana.
What's the Difference Between Jaguars and Leopards?
Close up of glass frog at night, Costa Rica
10 Incredible Glass Frog Facts
hummingbird with rainbow on wings
Photographer Celebrates Birds and Their Rainbow Wings
Two donkeys close up to the camera
What's the Difference Between Donkeys and Mules?
honeybee on purple flower
Honeybees Live Shorter Lives Than They Did 50 Years Ago
zebrafish swimming
Fish Look Down When They Swim, Study Finds
Cluster of bees in Tampa
Tankers of Sugar Syrup and Pollen Aided 1.7 Billion Bees Affected by Hurricane Ian
black bear in the woods
Controversial Bear Hunting Returns to New Jersey
Cooper's Hawk profile
18 Magnificent Types of Hawks and Where to Find Them
Herd of white alpaca huddled together
What's the Difference Between Llamas and Alpacas?
Two polar bears standing in the snow next to water
15 Names From Around the World for Polar Bears
Indian flying fox
8 Fascinating Examples of Convergent Evolution
lavender fields in Mona, Utah
Creating Waystations for Monarch Butterflies
Brown trout swimming
Invasive Species Aren't Always the 'Boogeyman,' Biologists Say
green lynx spider (Peucetia viridans) on a yellow flower
8 Intriguing Facts About the Green Lynx Spider
bird singing
Seeing or Hearing Birds Is Good for Well-Being
platypus swimming
9 Quirky Facts About the Platypus
Herd of Bactrian camels walking past a mountain
9 Fascinating Facts About Camels
Principe scops-owl
New Owl Species Discovered on Island Off African Coast
Close-up of bearded dragon in the desert
15 Bizarre Facts About Bearded Dragons
La Jolla Beach Sea Lions
What's the Difference Between Seals and Sea Lions?
Hummingbird at a feeder
The 7 Best Hummingbird Feeders of 2023
Brown Rat Scavenging Discarded Bird Food
What’s the Difference Between Rats and Mice?
A bat with brown fur clings to a piece of white fabric with its wings
How to Get a Bat Out of Your House (and Prevent a Return Visit)
Does an Octopus Make a Good Pet?
A brown and black spotted axolotl laying on a rocky surface
8 Fascinating Facts About the Axolotl

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