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Woman Who Stopped On Freeway To Rescue Ducks Faces Life In Prison

A Canadian woman parked her car on a Montreal-area highway in 2010 to help a group of ducklings; almost four years to the day later, Emma Czornobaj was last Friday found guilty of causing the deaths o…

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Baby Elephant Rescued by Concerned Herd

What would you do if your six month old baby was washed away while crossing over river? Of course, that's not a likely scenario, but one that happened... to a baby elephant. I held my breath wat…

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5 Animals That Will Make You Grateful for Your Father

You're likely already pretty grateful for your awesome dad. But just in case you need some inspiration to show your love this Father's Day, we've rounded up some shameful pops from the animal kingdom.…

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Study: Animals Can Fall In Love

In quite possibly the most awww-inspiring experiment ever conducted, researchers found that animals can love, just like humans. Paul Zak writes about a series of studies in which he was involved in th…

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Why Seahorses Are One of the Deadliest Creatures in the Sea

It's not sharks. It's not barracuda. It's not bluefin tuna. No, one of the deadliest creatures in the sea is not a species we even think of as a predator at all. It is the seahorse. Here, I'll give…

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Why Do You Give Back to Nature?

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and along with it -- the season of giving back and giving thanks. At The Nature Conservancy, the environmental nonprofit where I work, we recently reached out to ou…

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Meet the Olinguito, America’s Cute New Mammal

The discovery of new mammals is quite rare, but the olinguito escaped scientific attention while hiding in plain sight. A number of specimens already existed in field museum collections, but were prev…

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Who Is The World’s Fastest Swimmer? (Infographic)

Being that it's summer and scorching hot out here in arid Colorado, we've been spending a lot of time in the neighborhood pool. There's nothing quite like jumping into the clear, cool waters to wash a…

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Therapy Dog Honored In High School Yearbook

Prince the Therapy Dog Prince worked as comfort dog at an Indiana high school for four years--right up until his 2013 retirement. As the school's beloved therapy dog, Prince calmed down stressed ou…

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Does Location Affect Your Pet’s Life Expectancy?

The difference between living in abject poverty and pestilence and the comfort of a rich gated community can be attributed to a fortunate role of the genetic dice. That is, you're lucky you were born …

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Useful information, thanks.

Good to know! Very informative.

Yes sometimes it is better to just "go with the flow".

In this as in most other areas, I'd bet no two bodies are exactly alike. Mine responds really wel…