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Dirty Dancing for a Greener Planet

01.19.2012
Photo by Arno & Louise Wildlife. Do you have a favorite animal? Chemist Sir Harold Kroto does. It is the dung beetle. Why? Because...
Dancing On Ball Of Poop Helps Bug Find Its Way

Dancing On Ball Of Poop Helps Bug Find Its Way

01.19.2012
By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 01/18/2012 05:11 PM EST on LiveScience Dung beetles dance on top of...
PHOTO: Scientists Make Supersoldier Ants

PHOTO: Scientists Make Supersoldier Ants

Wynne Parry  01. 6.2012
By Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer (Click here for the original article.) When eight bizarrely big-headed soldier ants turned...
WATCH: Cranky Croc Steals Aussie Zoo Worker's Lawn Mower

WATCH: Cranky Croc Steals Aussie Zoo Worker's Lawn Mower

12.28.2011
SYDNEY — A giant saltwater crocodile named Elvis with an apparent affinity for household machinery charged at an Australian reptile...

PHOTOS: Weirdest Animal Mating Practices

12.28.2011
Evolution works in wondrous ways. Every aspect of our living selves reflects nature's innovation - from five fingered hands to our complex...
Pigeons Ace Math Tests

Pigeons Ace Math Tests

12.23.2011
Don't let those blank stares fool you: Pigeons, it seems, are the math nerds of the bird world. Researchers found that the creatures...
PHOTOS: Google's 10 Most Popular Rare Wild Animals In 2011

PHOTOS: Google's 10 Most Popular Rare Wild Animals In 2011

12.23.2011
Each year, Google releases its Zeitgeist review of the most popular and fastest rising search terms of the year. Analyzing the world's...
Suicidal Ohio Exotic Animal Owner Was Sober

Suicidal Ohio Exotic Animal Owner Was Sober

12.22.2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A final coroner's report shows an Ohio man who released dozens of wild animals and then killed himself had no alcohol...
Exotic Dangers: Could The Global Pet Trade Import The Next Pandemic?

Exotic Dangers: Could The Global Pet Trade Import The Next Pandemic?

Lynne Peeples  12.17.2011
Part of a series investigating the complex links between human, animal and environmental health: The Infection Loop. Dr. Anthony Pilny...
PETA Says No More New Years Opossum Drop

PETA Says No More New Years Opossum Drop

TOM BREEN  12.16.2011
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — If a national animal rights group gets its way, people in a small mountain town in North Carolina will have to greet...
Woman Claims Her Dog Was Possessed By A Demon -- And She's Got Something To Sell You

Woman Claims Her Dog Was Possessed By A Demon -- And She's Got Something To Sell You

David Moye  12.15.2011
Are your children misbehaving at school? Are your loved ones suffering from medical ailments? Is your home infested with bedbugs? If you...
Taxidermic Squirrels: They're Just Like Us (Sort Of) (PHOTOS)

Taxidermic Squirrels: They're Just Like Us (Sort Of) (PHOTOS)

12.14.2011
The recent recession was taxing for taxidermist Rick Nadeau, who saw a decline in business. That is, until he started stuffing squirrels...
PHOTOS: Baby Seal Breaks Into Home, Snoozes On Couch

PHOTOS: Baby Seal Breaks Into Home, Snoozes On Couch

Laura Hibbard  12.14.2011
New Zealander Annette Swoffer got the surprise of her life when she found a baby seal in her kitchen, who later began to snooze on her...