Scientists Capture Elusive Giant Palouse Earthworm

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Some evidence from wild chimpanzee communities in Guinea suggests that when young chimps die, mothers continue to carry and groom them for some time. These two chimps live in captivity. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Chimps May Mourn Lost Ones, Study Suggests

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Better Known For 'Birds,' Tippi Hedren Prefers Cats

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'Anthill' Profiles Struggles Of Ants

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Rescue Dogs Scout Out 'Scent Of The Missing'

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Listen To A Mouse Demand Its Rights

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Paul Rhymer, the last Smithsonian taxidermist, just retired after 25 years in the job his father and grandfather once held. hide caption

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Smithsonian Taxidermist: A Dying Job Title

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This baby Eastern screech owl found a home in a family's mango tree in Miami Shores, Fla. The Michot boys named him Bob. Courtesy of Emily Michot hide caption

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The Viral Adventures of Bob The Baby Screech Owl

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Why The Animal Critic Gives The Panda An F

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Ken Darnell milks snakes in his Gordon, Ala., lab. The amount of venom he retrieves varies by snake, starting with just a few drops. Kathy Lohr/NPR hide caption

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Adventures Of A Snake Milker: This Herd Has Fangs

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In the study, miniature GPS loggers weighing just 16 grams were fitted into custom-made backpacks carried by flocks of up to 10 homing pigeons. Courtesy of Zsuzsa Akos hide caption

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Backpacked Birds Reveal Who's The Boss

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Decoding The Hyena's Laugh

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New York has changed its beekeeping rules, making clandestine operations legal. That's good news for these two Brooklyn beekeepers (above), who were photographed last year when their craft was still illicit. Today, Deborah Grieg and Jim Fischer (below) open up a hive for inspection. Chris Hondros/Getty Images hide caption

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Finally, New Yorkers Can Bee All They Can Bee

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The EPA says tens of thousands of dogs and cats have gotten sick and hundreds have died from pesticides applied to their skin. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Fido Has Fleas? Be Careful; Treatment Can Go Awry

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Western States Brace For Grasshopper Invasion

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