Vijayan's night frog (Nyctibatrachus pulivijayani), a 13.6 mm miniature-sized frog from the Agasthyamala hills in the Western Ghats in India, sits comfortably on a thumbnail. It is one of seven newly discovered frog species. SD Biju hide caption

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Study Questions Success Of Gabon's Wildlife Protection Measures

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At approximately 66 years old, Wisdom, the world's oldest known breeding bird in the wild, is a mother again at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and Battle of Midway National Memorial in Hawaii. Naomi Blinick/USFWS Volunteer hide caption

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Each year thousands of people from around the world tour the Gomantong Cave in Borneo. Although scientists have found a potentially dangerous virus in bats that roost in the cave, no one has ever gotten sick from a trip here. Razis Nasri hide caption

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The Next Pandemic Could Be Dripping On Your Head

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Susan Gallagher, chief naturalist at the Carbon County Environmental Education Center in Pennsylvania, examines the eagle that died from lead poisoning. Kevin Spotts hide caption

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Lead Ammunition Poisons Wildlife But Too Expensive To Change, Hunters Say

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On one Alaskan island, reindeer have eaten the lichen faster than it could regrow. They're now digging up roots and grazing on grass. Courtesy of Paul Melovidov hide caption

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When Their Food Ran Out, These Reindeer Kept Digging

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Hundreds Of Whales Get Stranded And Die On New Zealand Shore

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In New Zealand, sheep outnumber people 6 to 1. Jason Oxenham/Getty Images hide caption

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Legend Loses Sheep Shearing Match To New Zealand's Prime Minister

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A red-eyed tree frog found in the jungle in Costa Rica. Emma Napper/BBC America hide caption

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Nature's Ready For Her Close-Up: 'Planet Earth II' Returns In Ultra High-Def

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Beekeepers Glen Andresen and Tim Wessels are trying to breed a honey bee that is more resilient to colder climates. Kathryn Boyd-Batstone/Oregon Public Broadcasting hide caption

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Rumor the German shepherd basks in the attention after winning Best In Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday. She beat out a field of more than 2,800 dogs to take the top prize. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Rumor, a German shepherd, stands next to handler Kent Boyleshis after winning best in show Monday night at the Westminster Kennel Club 141st Annual Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Once called the "Dutchmen" because of their large noses and large bellies, proboscis monkeys live only in Borneo. Ecosystems that have a lot of diverse animals, like this monkey, also tend to have a lot of diverse viruses. Charles Ryan hide caption

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Why Killer Viruses Are On The Rise

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Anchoveta are processed at a fish meal factory in Lima, Peru in 2009. Peru and Chile have the world's largest anchoveta fishery, making them the world's largest producers of fish for fishmeal. Ernesto Benavides/Getty Images hide caption

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