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Surprising Origin of American Flamingos Discovered

Scientists have long wondered whether the bright pink birds are native to Florida.

Two Men Set Out To Find Borneo’s Jungle Tribes. One Never Came Back.

A Swiss environmentalist and a Californian art dealer became obsessed with Sarawak, one of the wildest places on Earth. This is their story.

Half-Billion-Year-Old Fossil Brains Found in Ancient Predator

The new discovery sheds light on the evolution of insect and crustacean nervous systems.

How City-Dwelling Leopards Improve Human Health

A new study found leopards may prevent nearly 100 rabies cases in Mumbai every year.

Lonely Flamingo Mysteriously Appears in a Major City

Thousands of miles from its native habitat, the tropical bird could be a captive escapee.

Exclusive: Rare, Mysterious Whales Filmed Professionally for the First Time

Photographer Patrick Dykstra came across the rare species when he was shooting footage of sperm whales in the Caribbean Sea.

The Strange 100-Year History of Daylight Saving Time

Get the facts about the biannual tradition, which was established in the U.S. in 1918.

More Sharks Ditching Annual Migration as Ocean Warms

Blacktip sharks usually travel in the tens of thousands from North Carolina to Florida. But thanks to climate change, more are staying put.

Never-Before-Seen Mineral Found Inside a 'Super Deep' Diamond

The find can tell scientists how ocean crust is recycled throughout Earth's interior.

Bones Discovered in 1940 Could Have Been Amelia Earhart’s

A new forensic analysis suggests that skeletal remains found on a remote island belonged to the famous pilot.

Ancient Animal Could Take Itself Apart to Escape Predators

A fossil lizard is the oldest known reptile that can lose its tail and survive, an ability still seen in modern species.

This Hummingbird Makes the Highest-Pitched Call Of Any Bird

The black Jacobin emits a shrill noise that sounds more like a frog or a cricket, leaving scientists puzzled.

New Photo Shows Huge Cyclone Horde on Jupiter

The Juno spacecraft is revealing what’s churning below the surface of the largest planet in the solar system.

Animals, Like Wasps, Become More Altruistic in Changing Environments

When wasps find themselves in times of trouble, they get by with a little help from their friends.

Giant Anteater Faces Off With Jaguar, Leaves Unimpressed

A wildlife photographer recently captured the unusual interaction in Brazil's Pantanal.

World's Oldest Message in a Bottle Found on Beach

The nearly 132-year-old find was part of a larger experiment by German crews to track ocean currents.

Google, Facebook, and Other Tech Giants Unite to Fight Wildlife Crime Online

Tech companies launched a coalition today aiming to reduce the illegal online trade in ivory and other wildlife products by 80 percent by 2020.

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