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Gentoo penguins relax in the cool temperatures at the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium in 2016. Sphen and Magic, the newest penguin couple in the aquarium, are fostering an egg together. James D. Morgan/Getty Images hide caption

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Should chimpanzees have legal rights? Steven Wise hide caption

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Steven Wise: If Chimpanzees Can Feel And Think, Should They Also Have Legal Rights?

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Vancouver activist and community food developer Ian Marcuse rides a bike outfitted like a spawning salmon created by artist Tamara Unroe. Murray Bush/Wild Salmon Caravan 2018 hide caption

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The New England Aquarium team searching for right whales, at sunrise in the Bay of Fundy. Johanna Anderson and Kelsey Howe scan the waters while Marianna Hagbloom logs data, Amy Knowlton adjusts a GPS unit, and Brigid McKenna steers the Nereid. Murray Carpenter for NPR hide caption

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In Changing Climate, Endangered Right Whales Find New Feeding Grounds

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Red-bellied lemurs in Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. Researchers who observed nine of the animals there could clearly see them sniffing fruit and deciding whether to eat it based on how it smelled. N. Rowe & Centre ValBio hide caption

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The Peregrine Fund recently released four California condors over high cliffs in Northern Arizona. In 1982, there were only 22 of these giant birds left in the wild. George Andrejko/Courtesy, Arizona Game and Fish Department hide caption

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The Flight Of The Condors, And Their Audience

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State herpetologist J.D. Kleopfer says the discovery of a two-headed copperhead snake in Northern Virginia earlier this month is an "extraordinarily rare" sighting that few of his colleagues have seen. J.D. Kleopfer/Virginia Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries hide caption

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WATCH: 'Extremely Rare' 2-Headed Snake Stuns Social Media, Charms Scientists

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