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  • Rare Moment Buck Sheds Antlers Caught On Camera

    Antlers have been considered prized possessions by hunters for centuries. But to deer and others in the Cervidea family, antlers are merely seasonal decorations used to seek a mate and defend against competition. That’s why deer shed their antlers each year, as we see captured here in the trail cam video below. While it’s shocking […] More

  • When Species Collide: Red Foxes vs. Arctic Foxes

    As our planet gets warmer, more species are being brought closer together than ever as climate bands shift polewards and key resources move along with them. When the species are closely related, the increased interaction can result in cross-breeding—as is the case between polar bears and grizzlies. But the opposite response can also be true.  […] More

  • WATCH: Moose Charges Through Snow Like a Snowplow

    In the frozen wastes of the Northern Hemisphere, bears and wolves are often considered a serious threat to hikers, hunters, and other humans wandering through their territory. But, they aren’t the most dangerous animals to wander the northern latitudes. Nope, that would be moose, which attack and injure more people than bears and wolves combined. […] More

  • Amazing Adaptations: How These Animals Survive Sub-Zero Temperatures

    The coldest time of year can be a bitter inconvenience for humans, but for many species, surviving winter temperatures means wielding evolved biological tricks that appear to cheat Death itself — all of which make grumbling about donning a hat and extra layers a little trivial, in retrospect. From frozen frogs to butt-breathing turtles, here […] More

  • Bacteria or Venom? The Surprising Secret Behind the Komodo Dragon’s Deadly Bite

    A water buffalo moves slowly through a shaded woodland on Rinca Island. It’s the dry season, so the grass rustles with each footfall, and it’s oppressively hot. Without warning, a massive reptile—the size of a full-grown man—bursts through the shrubbery. It’s a Komodo dragon, and before the buffalo can react, it lands a deep, gouging […] More

  • This Tiny, Adorable Killing Machine Is The World’s Deadliest Cat

    If you have a cat or have ever gotten sucked into cat videos on YouTube, then you know that beneath their fluffy exterior, often lies a heart of steel. It may come as no surprise, then, that a tiny, adorable wild cat is one of the world’s deadliest killers. Weighing about 3 to 4 points […] More

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    Are These Dolphins Playing With An Anaconda?

    In all the animal interactions we’ve seen, playtime between a dolphin and an anaconda might just be the weirdest. But that’s just what researchers found on a recent trip to Bolivia. The group originally embarked on their project near the Tijamuchi River with the goal of documenting biodiversity. Their interest was piqued when they spotted […] More

  • Bobcat Documented Raiding and Destroying Invasive Python Nest

    Native Florida species may stand a chance, after all. Biologists noticed some unexpected behavior on trail cam footage recently: A male bobcat was captured in images raiding and destroying an invasive Burmese python’s nest, then batting at the reptile when she returned to protect the brood. The event is believed to be the first ever […] More

  • Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing: Death Adder Uses Tail to Lure Prey

    The common death adder got its name for a reason. Not only are they one of the most venomous snakes in the world, but they can lure their prey and strike before they’re none the wiser. Natives of Australia, death adders are credited with having the longest fangs among Australian snakes as well as the […] More

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    Nature’s Greatest Killing Machines: The Harpy Eagle

    The vibrant rainforests of Central and South America have no shortage of impressive predators. Jaguars slink through the understory, caimans and anacondas patrol murky waterways, and venomous lancehead vipers wait coiled below the leaf litter. But one of the region’s most proficient and deadly hunters rains fear down from the balmy canopy: the harpy eagle […] More

  • World’s Tiniest Monkeys are the Size of a Large Tomato

    The world’s tiniest monkeys are actually not one, but two separate species, researchers using the latest genomics techniques learned recently. First discovered by a German researcher named Johann Spix in 1823, the itty bitty creatures, which average 0.2 pounds in weight, were named Cebuella pygmaea. Now, researchers have discovered there are actually two tiny species of marmoset […] More

  • Dog Escapes Vicious Wolves [VIDEO]

    A brave dog was captured on video holding its ground against a pack of wolves. The footage, documented by Abruzzo local Paolo Forconi in southern Italy, shows three tenacious wolves nipping at the pup’s heels as it looks for an escape along a barbed wire fence. The canine — likely a livestock guardian or working […] More

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