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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.
Feb 11, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Discovery News
A new film captures the beauty of these massive mammals -- and the difficulty in filming them.
Feb 5, 2015 11:55 AM ET // Kerry Sheridan, AFP
A killer whale in a Miami aquarium that has spent more than four decades in a tank will be granted the same protected status as her wild relatives.
Jan 29, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Skulls of at least some baleen whales have acoustic properties that capture the energy of low frequencies and direct it to their ear bones.
Jan 20, 2015 02:05 PM ET // Discovery News
A paddle boarder went out in search of an encounter with orcas and got his wish when a peaceful pod interacted with him.
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