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British Homeowners Build A New Superhighway — For Hedgehogs

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Can you guess which eyes belong to what animal? Top row, from left: cuttlefish, lion, goat. Bottom row, from left: domestic cat, horse, gecko. Top row: iStockphoto; bottom row: Flickr hide caption

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Eye Shapes Of The Animal World Hint At Differences In Our Lifestyles

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Cecil the lion is shown walking in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park in a YouTube video from July 9, 2015. Credit: Bryan Orford Bryan Orford/YouTube hide caption

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Investigation Underway Into Killing Of Cecil, Zimbabwe's Best Known Lion

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Anthrocon participants, as they gathered in Pittsburgh in 2013. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

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The Furries Have Landed — And Pittsburgh Is Giving Them A Bear Hug

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The walls inside Dog Mountain's chapel are filled with thousands of notes, cards and photos, all heartfelt tributes to pets loved and lost. Carlton SooHoo/Courtesy of Dan Collison hide caption

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At Vermont's Dog Mountain, Comfort And Community For Pet Lovers

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Numbat populations once dropped as low as 500 adults. To help save this endangered marsupial, the Perth Zoo has been rearing them in captivity for release back into the wild. But wild numbats eat only termites, which are too difficult to get in large quantities. So zoo staff have spent over a decade concocting a tasty and nutritious substitute. Helenabella via Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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In 'Rise Of Animals,' Sir David Attenborough Tells Story Of Vertebrates

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