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Despite her advanced age of 100, the female tortoise still has plenty of time to help her species make a comeback in the Galápagos
A gray jay poised on a branch seems to make eye contact with photographer Maxime Legare-vezina in this beautiful image taken during a snowstorm in Quebec
Two quarries in Wales have been identified as the origin of the stones in the monument’s inner circle
A lion rests at sunset in the Kalahari Desert in this image by Kieth Ladzinski. See more photos from our Instagram account that our followers enjoyed most
It's likely that volcanic eruptions played a role in the mass extinction—but scientists don't completely agree on how
Divers encountered this 26-foot long pyrosome—which is not one, but up to thousands of individual organisms called zooids
Filmmaker Taylor Graham kayaked through crannies of Glen Canyon that hadn’t been seen for decades
Search for the nighttime predators of Africa with a thermal drone LIVE from the Greater Kruger
These breezy bungalows and remote hideaways give you a front row seat to some of nature's most most dazzling scenes
Interestingly, each crab had its own technique for styling its hat made of sponge—an act that presumably repels predators

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"When scientists say bears are going extinct, I want people to realize what it looks like," says photographer Paul Nicklen
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For over a decade, researchers searched in vain for another Hawaiian tree snail for George to mate with, to no avail. He died at the age of 14.
Just six light-years away, a frozen world seems to be orbiting a small, dim red star s
This man jumped into action when he noticed a small rabbit near the fast-spreading flames
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Exclusive behind-the-scenes-footage follows Elon Musk in the moments before the Falcon Heavy launch
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The seismic waves began off the shores of a French island, buzzed across Africa, and traversed oceans to reach as far as Hawaii
Found in the far depths of the Eastern Pacific ocean, this rarely-seen jellyfish was first recorded in 1909
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