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Do Cows Talk? Researchers Find Out What’s Behind All That Mooing

The ability to communicate between a mother and her offspring isn't just between humans. Scientists in England have found that cows share the same bond with their calves and get their message across t…

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An STD Vaccine Could Save Koalas From Extinction

Thinking about factors that tend to cause animal extinction, from deforestation to climate change, the plight of the koala's might be a little more surprising. Among other problems, they're being thre…

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Meet the Dog That’s Allergic to People

When Adam, a Black Labrador, arrived at theáLucky Dog Retreat Rescue in Indianapolis, his skin was cracked and hair was falling out. He couldn't stop scratching and biting himself and his caregivers w…

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7 Death-Defying Zombies of the Plant & Animal World

The Zombie Uprising is here! Creeping through lush temperate forests, rising from America's floodplains and lurking in oceans around the world, nature's zombies are all around us. Sometimes gr…

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Animals We Love: The Fox

The Fox: Resourceful, intelligent and super cute---what more could you ask for? If you live in a semi-rural area, or really anywhere with a few trees, you've probably seen a fox at least once. M…

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Drunk Moose May Be A Myth

Hold those "Elkaholic" jokes: Every autumn, Swedish moose start doing things like falling in swimming pools and getting stuck in apple trees, supposedly after getting drunk on fermented apples, but ex…

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Half the World’s Animals Have Disappeared Since 1970

A disturbing new report from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) shows that more than half of the world's animals have disappeared in the last 40 years. From lions, tigers and elephants to flamingoes and doves …

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Cutest Sound on the Planet? Squeaky Baby Sloths

Baby sloths are particularly adorable. And they squeak! Wonder why baby sloths squeak? Read onů "That noise is the perhaps the cutest on the planet. It goes straight for your ovaries and makes you…

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Dogs Get Jealous Just Like Humans

What will a puppy do if its owner both ignores it and showers affection on a lifelike stuffed dog? Push its way between its owner and the toy, raise its tail, push its owner, bite at the toy, and even…

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Watch This Kitten and Hedgehog Become Best Friends

Harley is an African pygmy hedgehog meeting Loki the kitten for the very first time. It looks like Loki interrupted Harley while he was taking a little hedgehog bath, but he doesn't seem to mind. …

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