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Bat Quiz: How Well Do You Know These Fascinating Creatures?

October is the month of witches, ghouls, black cats and bats ... but bats shouldn't be seen as scary. Despite their negative reputation, bats provide a variety of amazing benefits to humans. They are …


10 Reasons to Love Opossums

Opossums are one of the most common mammals in our cities and towns. They are really cool and interesting animals, but most people find them gross and scary-looking. I'm here to throw a little love to…


This Hawk is Not Afraid of Drones. Watch This Epic Knockout (Video)

A quadcopter enters this hawk's airspace and it's clear there's no room for electronic invaders. The nature versus technology theme never gets old -- especially when nature wins! Related Astound…


Fox Cub with Can Stuck on Head is Rescued (Video)

This video brings to our attention how sad one piece of litter can be for wildlife. The aluminum can is not just on this fox cub's head, it's wedged so far that only a pair of scissors can save the …


He Rescued a Baby Swan. The Price? An Angry Mom (Video)

Swans have a reputation for being aggressive -- and dare we say it -- mean. This witty rescuer doesn't let that stop him from removing a cheeping baby cygnet from a chain link fence. Watch this funn…


Drop Everything and Look at This Adorable Baby Hippo (Video)

Friends, drop everything! Take a break and look at this adorable baby hippo! Her name is Olivia and she's a teeny baby pygmy hippo, born at the Parken Zoo in Eskilstuna, Sweden in August. Don't fo…


Koalas: Even When They Fight, It’s Cute (Video)

Did you know koalas sounded like this? We didn't. We also learned that even koalas have the occasional lover's quarrel. Related Red Panda Loves Snow (Video) Top 10 Ways to Help Elephants 8 Fie…


Happiest Baby Wombat in the World (Video)

When you think of picnics, you probably don't think of happy wombats. We have good news for you: you will now! Related Sloths Relax in a Giant Bucket (Video) Ferret Playtime: The Peanut Pool (V…


If You Love Whales, Fight for a Silent Ocean

It's time to end the cruel slaughter of whales and leave these magnificent creatures alone. ~ Paul McCartney Living in coastal New England has its perksóCape Cod day trips, fishing your own lobster…


Elephants Dance to Violin Music (and It Didn’t Happen in a Circus)

Concert violinist Eleanor Bartsch was warming up for her performance of the Bach Concerto for Two Violins with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra when she decided to take her violin playing outdoors. She…


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