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Feb 6, 2015 01:05 PM ET // Discovery News
Attacks by other grey seals, and not ship propellers, are the likely cause of a number of seal deaths in recent years, a new study concludes.
Jan 23, 2015 04:55 PM ET // Discovery News
These creatures really know how to show off by puffing themselves up.
Jan 16, 2015 02:55 PM ET // Discovery News
Despite their incredible adaptations to being underwater, animals such as dolphins and seals are physiologically challenged by holding their breath while exercising.
Jan 7, 2015 04:05 PM ET // Discovery News
With the Washington, D.C. area getting its first snowfall, the Smithsonian Zoo had to shut down, giving the animals their own private play day.
Dec 23, 2014 03:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Weddell seals may use Earth's magnetic field to navigate among the holes in the ice it needs to find in order to breathe.
Nov 28, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
In honor of the all-consuming quest for good deals on the shopping spree known as Black Friday, we present animals for whom every Friday is that color.
Nov 25, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
More than 1,000 mutilated marine mammals thought to have been victimized by humans were attacked by another marine mammal with a cuddly reputation.
Nov 18, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
At first it was thought that sex between animals of different species was a case of mistaken identity, but new research suggests otherwise.
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