Drought Makes Bear Run-Ins More Common

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Seals swim among the docked boats at Chatham's fish pier, waiting for a free meal. Curt Nickisch for NPR hide caption

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Seals' Comeback Spells Trouble For Mass. Coast

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Denali National Park Still Closed After Bear Attack

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Shanthi explores her yard at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., in 2010. The 36-year-old Asian elephant loves blowing into a harmonica. Mehgan Murphy/Smithsonian Institution hide caption

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A Pachyderm's Ditty Prompts An Elephantine Debate

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Matt and Paula Wilson (in background) clear rattlesnakes from a field in Pennsylvania. They work as snake wranglers, clearing areas for natural gas company employees. Scott Detrow/WITF hide caption

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Snakes, And The Snake Wranglers Who Love Them

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A security guard opens the gate at the Central Valley Meat Co., the California slaughterhouse recently shut down by federal regulators after they received a graphic video of cows being mistreated. Gosia Wozniacka/AP hide caption

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'Bird Talk' Magazine Folds Its Wings After 30 Years

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A Photo Homage To The Working Class ... Of Animals

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Dalmation Cares For Look-Alike Lamb

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A school of Blue Tang fish swimming together off the Caribbean island of Bonaire. It has long been assumed that the schooling behavior of fish evolved in part to protect animals from being attacked by predators. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Swarming Up A Storm: Why Animals School And Flock

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Jaws, Teeth And Fins! Oh My! 'Shark Week' At 25

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A newly discovered disease in boa constrictors could provide the missing link in the latent Ebola virus. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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How A Virus In Snakes Could Offer Clues To Ebola In Humans

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