Orangutans are critically endangered, which means that albino individuals are incredibly rare. Alba's one lucky rescue.
They're everywhere, people love them, and it can be hard at times to understand why. We mean dogs, of course; that's why they're the perfect candidates to judge the fidget spinner craze.
On the face of it, being ticklish is completely pointless. Yet most people, and some animals, find it absolutely hilarious.
Forty years ago, feline hyperthyroidism was virtually nonexistent. Now it’s an epidemic — and some scientists think a class of everyday chemicals might be to blame.
This video, which was taken on Saturday and subsequently went viral, is a good reminder that sea lions are not always friendly.
The buck, on the other hand, was nimble as hell.
He may not be able to plant vegetables and fruit in your garden for you, but he sure can dig.
A rare mutant sheep with straight, silky wool is helping unravel the mysteries of human hair.
The goat was born with cyclopia, a rare birth defect that leads to animals being born with only one eye and a malformed or non-functioning nose.
Not only do crows recognize human faces and hold grudges for human misdeeds, they teach other birds to recognize grudgeworthy mugs.
A mother orca decided to give her two calves a hunting lesson, but don't worry, the sea lion made it out alive. It was just practice.
This poor reptile was slowly slithering through the Empty Quarter Desert in Dubai when a nice person decided to give the little guy a much-needed boost.
When grey wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park, researchers did not foresee that the wolves, with blood on their teeth and claws, would restore leaves to the trees.
A mutation in some obesity-prone dog breeds might reveal new risk factors for obesity in humans — and perhaps give rise to new drugs.
Fred has nowhere to go and nothing to do, and my parents expect nothing from him. This is because Fred is not a human, but a sulcata tortoise, an impulse purchase whose consequences — as with all impulse purchases — were not quite fully imagined.
Just because you're king of the jungle doesn't mean you can't have an irrational fear or two.
We don't know what the bear wanted to get to so much inside this Grand Coulee, Washington hardware store, but he'll have to do without it.
At an exotic-animal hospital on the Upper West Side, a day’s worth of cases includes a duck with egg problems and a reptile with a troubled nose.
An Arizona biologist believes that their sounds should be considered language — and that someday we’ll understand what they have to say.
It's too late for this wallaroo, but this is a good reminder to be careful at the water's edge in Australia.
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