Triops, commonly called tadpole shrimp or dinosaur shrimp, belong to an ancient group of freshwater crustaceans and live in temporary pools.
Asian elephants, like their African cousins, seem to mourn their dead, sometimes carrying their lost infants for days or weeks.
The Cambodian Ministry of Environment has asked people to stop collecting a carnivorous plant that resembles a penis, after footage appeared on social media of people picking the rare plant.
A "mystery monkey" in Borneo appears to be a rare hybrid between two different species competing for habitat, a new study suggests.
Residents of Kommetjie, South Africa were treated to a rare sight this weekend: a giant squid measuring 11.5 feet (3.5 meters) long.
Dingoes are an "intermediary" between wolves and domestic dog breeds, according to a new study that sequenced the genome of a dingo puppy.
Dodos went extinct more than a century ago, and they are an enduring reminder of human-caused extinction.
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