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A little girl poses for a photograph next to a stranded sperm whale

Scientists Offer Theory As To What Killed 30 Sperm Whales

Scientists believe the 30 sperm whales that died on European beaches recently were hunting squid and traveled into dangerously shallow water.


1:17A rare albino green sea turtle leaves its nest.
Facebook / Coolum District Coast Care Group

Surprise! This Baby Green Turtle Isn't Green At All

1:10Image of Johnny Cash and the tarantula species named after him.
Joel Baldwin / Chris Hamilton et al.

There's A Tarantula Species Named After Johnny Cash

:57"El Jefe" is thought to be the only jaguar in the wild in the U.S.
Conservation CATalyst and Center for Biological Diversity

The Only Known Wild Jaguar In The US Caught On Camera In Rare Video

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New Deal Protects 85 Percent Of Canada's Massive Great Bear Rainforest

:57Three different species of owls sit on display at Tori-no Iru Cafe on February 23, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.
Getty Images / Keith Tsuji

When Owls Bob Their Heads, They're Not Trying To Be Creepy

0:53Sand tiger shark with a Banded hound shark in its mouth at COEX Aquarium.
Getty Images / COEX Aquarium

Shark Gives Herself More Personal Space By Eating Tank-Mate

:31To be fair, the vulture did have tracking equipment on it that could make it look like a spy if one didn't know better.
Greg Schechter / CC BY 2.0

United Nations Had To Help Israel Get Its Vulture Back From Lebanon

:45Mac, the first Budweiser Clydesdale born at Warms Springs Ranch in 2016.

He Can Barely Walk, But He's A (Future) Budweiser Clydesdale

1:41A pile of ivory confiscated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Getty Images / Doug Pensinger

Yahoo Japan Accused Of 'Fueling Elephant Extinction' With Ivory Sales

1:15A leopard sits on a rock
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South Africa Bans Leopard Hunting For 2016

1:11Whooping cranes
Flickr / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service / CC BY 2.0

US Program For Whooping Cranes Might've Caused Parenting Problems

1:29Plastic garbage accumulates on a beach in Scotland
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Oceans Could Hold More Plastic Than Fish By 2050, Report Says

:55A two month-old African penguin chick spreads his wings as people take photos on April 10, 2013 at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, California.
Getty Images / Justin Sullivan

Penguins Have Their Own Awareness Day, And They Deserve It

1:44Ants, beetles and spiders found by the "Arthropods of Our Homes" project
Matt Bertone

You've Got At Least 30 Species Of Bug At Home

0:39Bei Bei at his media debut.
Smithsonian National Zoological Park

ICYMI: Bei Bei Debut Attracted Hundreds To Smithsonian's National Zoo

:48A cougar staring at Shepreth Wildlife Park
Neil McIntosh / CC BY 2.0

Mountain Lion Had Teeth, Whiskers Growing Out Of The Back Of Its Head

1:46A dog paw in a cage.
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The FBI Is Now Keeping Track Of Animal Abusers

0:59Shopper buying milk
Getty Images / Spencer Platt

Texas Milk Shortage: Thousands Of Cows Died In Southern Storms

Dr. Douglas Long and D. Ross Robertson

Only Children Could Have Come Up With This Shark's Name

Getty Images / Markus Gilliar

Declining Lion Populations Get Endangered Species Protection

Entomological Society of America

The Fight To Save Darwin's Finches From A Blood-Sucking Threat

Getty Images / Guang Niu

True Love Might Fix The Panda Mating Crisis

Getty Images / Justin Sullivan

Algae May Be To Blame For Memory Loss In Sea Lions

Getty Images / Matt Cardy

Thousands Of Norwegian Hunters Want To Kill 16 Wolves

Getty Images / Koichi Kamoshida

After A Year Hiatus, Japan Set To Start Whaling For 'Research'


PETA Protests Turkey-Eating By (What Else?) Going Naked

San Diego Zoo Global

Northern White Rhino Dies Leaving Only 3 of Her Kind

Getty Images / Michael Buckner

Winnie The Pooh's Skull Will Soon Be On Display

Getty Images / Ian Waldie

US Government Promises To Retire All Research Chimpanzees

Getty Images / David McNew

Some Say The First GMO Animal You Can Eat Is Fishy