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Meet ‘Sparklemuffin’ and ‘Skeletorus’: Two Newly Discovered Species

Sparklemuffin and Skeletorus sound like names my daughters would choose for a stuffed animal or an avatar, but no, these are the real names given by scientists to two newly discovered Peacock spiders.…

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Ringling Brothers Finally Free Elephants from Abusive Circus Acts

No more elephants in chains. No more sharp bullhooks to coax them to perform tricks. That’s been the battle cry of animal rights groups across the country. And after years of pressure from such groups…

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Daily Cute: Baby Budi Climbing on Enrichment Playground

What's cuter than baby orangutans in diapers? Baby Budi climbing up his enrichment play structure to find some yummy fruit, strategically hidden by caregivers. Nothing is cuter than Baby Budi in a…

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Girl Receives Regular Gifts from Birds

Like raccoons, crows are well-known for being curious about glittery, shiny and colorful things. However, usually they keep the items to themselves or leave them where they are if the item doesn't con…

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8 Scariest Facts About Seafood

Swordfish with a side of dead marine mammals? Shrimp with a little slave labor on top? A Sprinkling of a illegal poaching and habitat degradation over your caviar? There's a whole lot of scary stuff t…

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Daily Cute: Polar Bear Cubs’ First Time in the Snow

In honor of International Polar Bear Day, watch big mama and little baby polar bears see sunlight for the first time all winter. These magnificent creatures need our help to make sure winter stays…

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Daily Cute: Budi Update! Baby Orangutan Learns to Climb

Baby Budi is making progress! This little guy who we saw last week take his first steps, is now learning to climb. After being kept in a chicken coop and fed only condensed milk for several months, Bu…

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Great News: Amur Leopard Population Doubles

My 10-year-old daughter did a school report on Amur leopards a few years ago and ever since then, this stunningly gorgeous cat has been her favorite animal. But with her love and admiration for this b…

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Budi the Baby Orangutan Takes His First Steps! (Video)

Go Budi, go! It was only December when Budi arrived at the International Animal Right's (IAR) Orangutan Rescue Centre in Indonesia, malnourished from being kept for months in a chicken cage and fe…

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Hold Monsanto Responsible for Killing Monarch Butterflies

Economics 101 taught us about "negative externalities" -- a negative output that affects others who did not participate in creating the outcome. A textbook example of a negative externality? Monsanto …

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