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Aug 22, 2014 01:54 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Domestication has resulted in dogs that are so submissive, they suppress their innate smarts and independence, a new study has determined. Continue reading →
Aug 23, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A video shot during a fishing trip off of Ketchikan, Alaska, purportedly shows an orca flicking a sea lion some 20 feet in the air with its tail. Continue reading →
Aug 19, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The Hine's emerald dragonfly is the only dragonfly on the federal endangered species list. Summer drivers kill about 3,300 of them each year.
Aug 15, 2014 12:51 PM ET
Thanks to humans, sharks are disappearing from our waters at an alarming rate. Is there any way to reverse things for these fierce, fascinating creatures of the deep?
Aug 13, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Like happy kids, whales and dolphins often squeal with delight when something good comes along. Continue reading →
Aug 7, 2014 09:56 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The most extensive genetic study ever conducted on whale sharks reveals that they exist in two populations worldwide, and that their fairly recent population boom is a thing of the past. Continue reading →
Aug 12, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
In honor of World Elephant Day, we take a look at some of the traits these amazing giants have in common with people.
Aug 6, 2014 11:02 AM ET
These are not good time to be a tuna. Five of eight species are on the endangered list, and the bluefin is fetching record prices, so prized is its meat. Is using humble mackerel as surrogate parents the way to keep the bluefin from going extinct?
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