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Journalist Laura Parker looks at an image of a sea horse holding a q-tip.
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The World's Plastic Addiction Is Killing Animals

0:53Pangolin
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Singapore Seizes Over 14 Tons Of Pangolin Scales

1:27Burmese python
Big Cypress National Preserve

Researchers Pull Record-Breaking Python From Preserve In South Florida

0:46A kitten.
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USDA Stops Deadly Toxoplasmosis Experiments On Cats

3:17"Dumbo" remake film poster.
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No (Real) Animals Were Harmed In The Making Of These Films

1:03April and her new baby
Animal Adventure Park

April The Giraffe Gives Birth To Fifth Calf

2:13Crow graphic
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A Bird's Brain Has More Neurons Per Square Inch Than A Human's

0:50An animal welfare assistant sits with a dog.
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Lawmakers Propose Bipartisan Federal Animal Cruelty Law

1:19A whale swimming
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Japan Condemned For Decision To Restart Commercial Whaling

0:56Puppies in a cage
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England Will Ban Pet Stores From Selling Puppies And Kittens

0:52Grizzly bear and her cub
National Park Service / Neal Herbert

US Government Appeals Ruling Protecting Yellowstone-Area Grizzlies

0:58A Japanese whale research ship
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Japan To Reportedly Pull Out Of IWC To Hunt Whales

0:55A gray wolf walks through her enclosure at the Smithsonian National Zoo
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House Passes Bill To Undo Protection For Gray Wolves

0:41A Siberian tiger yawns.
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China Reinstates Ban On Using Tiger And Rhino Parts

1:27A bumblebee forages for pollen while wearing a unique tracking tag
James Crall

Our Most Widely-Used Insecticide Makes Bees Lazy And Causes Die-Offs

1:08A mouse and two mice babies cupped in a pair of hands with rubber gloves on
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Same-Sex Mice Give Birth Thanks To Gene Editing

1:03A pair of hens
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Californians To Vote On Making Egg-Laying Hens Cage-Free By 2022

1:01Grizzly bear
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Judge Overturns Rule That Would've Allowed Grizzly Bear Hunts

1:08Sea turtle poking its head out of pool
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Study Says Even Single Piece Of Plastic Enough To Kill Sea Turtles

2:47Man with dog
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Owning A Pet Could Literally Be Making You Healthier

0:59Elephants at a game reserve in Botswana
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Nearly 90 Elephants In Botswana Reportedly Poached

1:05Grizzly Bear
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Federal Judge Halts Planned Grizzly Bear Hunts

1:32An elephant with a calf
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Elephants Have Special Genes That Keep Them From Getting Cancer

1:13A shark swims off the coast of South Africa
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US Senators Learn How Sharks Might Help Cure Cancer

2:17Vials of DNA entering a machine
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Our Environment Gives Our DNA Instructions, Changing Who We Are

0:53Lion in South Africa
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Study Says Some Animals Are Becoming More Nocturnal To Avoid Humans

0:53Volkswagen logo
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After Uproar, Volkswagen Says It Will Stop Conducting Tests On Animals

1:06A grizzly bear
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Wyoming Approves First Grizzly Bear Hunt In Over 40 Years

1:33A sea turtle tangled in a fishing net
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Sea Turtles Have To Deal With Plastic Threats On Two Fronts

1:58Western honeybee sits on top of a flower
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Are Honeybees Endangered? Scientists Can't Give A Definitive Answer