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Mar 30, 2015 04:10 PM ET // Discovery News
The animals can fine-tune the scope of their echolocation calls to broaden or narrow their search for prey.
Mar 25, 2015 09:20 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
There are some surprising entries on a new list of intelligent animals, including a small lizard and a furry animal that might be in your home now.
Mar 12, 2015 11:30 AM ET // AFP
Two other tourists were injured when a surfacing whale hit a tour boat.
Mar 5, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some females (including women) often live beyond their child-rearing years because their wisdom improves the survival of others.
Feb 25, 2015 10:00 AM ET // AFP
An ancient relative of the hippopotamus likely swam from Asia to Africa some 35 million years ago.
Feb 24, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
An ancestral study of the hippo reveals that a wide variety of animals share distant relations with the mammal.
Feb 21, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Not all stars walk on two legs -- or even have legs. This Oscar season, we take a look at some famous animals that made their mark in film and television.
Feb 18, 2015 06:15 AM ET
Mass beachings of whales look like a collective suicide pact come to fruition among the giant creatures of the sea. But science has a few more realistic, less self-destructive ideas about why they may head for shore.
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