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Roaring Rescues: Lion Rescued From Illegal Trap (VIDEO)

Illegal wire snares contribute to wild animal extinctions on a large scale and serve as one of Africa's most persistent conservation problems.Kariba, Zimbabwe is a...

Meet the Colossal Bird-Sized Hissing Moth

This giant moth boasts five inch wings, an unseemly appearance, and when agitated is capable of producing a loud hissing noise — a warning...

World’s Rarest Boa Spotted in Brazil

Image: Science Magazine via YouTubeLocals in Brazil recently discovered an extremely rare boa that hasn’t been seen alive for more than half a century.The...

Incredibly Preserved Ancient Tortoise Fossil Found in Bahamas Sinkhole

Image: Wikimedia CommonsResearchers in the Bahamas discovered a surprisingly well-preserved specimen of an extinct giant tortoise that died about 1,000 years ago.The tortoise species,...

The Cutest Animals That Could Kill You

Even the cutest creatures can have the cruelest intentions.Most of the time you can tell when an animal wants you dead, either for food,...

Komodo Dragons Could be the Answer to Antibiotic Resistance

Compounds found in the blood of Komodo dragons could be the key to ending antibiotic resistance — and help save the population from the imminent threat...

Bullfrogs Eat Everything, Including Each Other

Bullfrogs are ambush predators with ravenous appetites that are known to eat almost anything — including other frogs. The common American bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus) is an amphibious species...

Africa’s Deadliest: Amazing Facts About the Colossal Hippo

Image: Graeme ShannonThe hippopotamus, literally meaning "river horse," is the second heaviest land mammal on earth, and the most dangerous mammal in Africa. They're highly aggressive...

The Most Colossal Insect Swarms on Earth

Let's face it: insects rule the world. Insects make up approximately 80% of the world's species, and at any given time, scientists estimate 10...

Mass Animal Beachings Due to Solar Storms?

The worldwide phenomenon of animal beachings has been loosely attributed to many scientific theories, including solar storms — but this is the first time researchers will...

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