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Extinct wooly mammoth is depicted standing on a plane

A Form Of Woolly Mammoth Resurrection Might Be Closer Than We Thought

A team of Harvard scientists are adding mammoth genes to elephant DNA, and they're making serious progress.


Boxer-great dane dog at animal shelter
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A San Francisco Law Makes Rescue Dogs And Cats A Priority

Lemur climbing a tree
Stacey Tecot

Why Scientists Developed Facial Recognition For Lemurs

A bear in a zoo in Mosul, Iraq
Kurdistan Organization for Animal Rights Protection

So You Want To Help Animals Trapped In Conflict Zones; Here's How

Two animated pangolins in Google's doodle game.

Google's New Doodle Uses An Adorable Game To Send A Serious Message

Red cockeyed squid in ocean
Kate Thomas

Why This Squid Has Mismatched Eyes

Beached whale
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Why Do Whales Beach Themselves? Scientists Have A Few Theories

Lion in a cage
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Thousands Of Animal Abuse Records Are No Longer Easily Accessible

Rusty patched bumblebee
United States Geological Survey

Trump Administration Delays Listing Bee Species As Endangered

A regenerating hydra

Watch Hydras Regrow Their Entire Bodies

Puppies in a pen painted like a football field.
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This Year's Puppy Bowl Includes 3 Adoptable Pups With Disabilities

Mexico City
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Mexico City's Car Restrictions Aren't Working Like They Should

Humpback whale breaching
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Turns Out Whales Don't Jump Out Of The Water Just For Fun

Dairy cows in a barn
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These Genetically Modified Cows Don't Need Antibiotics

Fiona the baby hippo receives treatment.
The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Zookeepers Are Nursing This Preemie Hippo Back To Health

Westminster dog show Irish wolfhound dog in grooming area
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Cat People Now Have A Reason To Watch The Westminster Dog Show

A robotic bat
Ramezani, Chung, Hutchinson, Sci. Robot. 2

This Flying Robot Gets Its Agility From Bat Biology

A pig and a human
Newsy staff

Part-Pig, Part-Human Embryos Could Give Us Replacement Human Organs

Red panda
Virginia Zoo

A Zoo Lost Its Endangered (And Adorable) Red Panda

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Skittles-Coated Highway Seems Like A 'Stranger Things' Episode

A squirrel
Newsy Staff

Squirrels Are Bushy-Tailed National Security Threats

The first sighting of new Mountain Gorilla babies in the family of Kabirizi
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The Future Looks Very Grim For More Than Half Of Our Fellow Primates

Bears at the Bandung Zoo in Indonesia
Scorpion Wildlife Trade Monitoring Group

Indonesia's Zoos That Aren't 'Decent' Still Might Not Close

Photo of Leonie the zebra shark.
Tourism and Events Queensland

This Zebra Shark Shocked Researchers By Giving Birth Without A Male

African elephants
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We're Slowly Cornering Earth's Biggest Animals

Dog in cage in South Korea.
Jean Chung / Humane Society International

200 Dogs And Puppies Rescued From Dog Meat Farm In South Korea

Bleached coral
Oregon State University / CC BY SA 2.0

The Paris Climate Agreement Probably Isn't Enough To Save Coral Reefs

SeaWorld orcas
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SeaWorld San Diego's Orca Show Isn't Ending — It's Being Replaced

Killer whale 'Tilikum' performing at SeaWorld
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The Famous SeaWorld Killer Whale Tilikum Has Died

US Sailors and a Navy dolphin
U.S. Navy

US Navy Dolphins Have A New Mission: To Help An Endangered Species

Illegal ivory seized in Hong Kong
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China Is Getting Rid Of Its Ivory Trade