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Great bustards eat poisonous beetles to combat intestinal parasites—and possibly appear healthier to females, a new study suggests.
Thelma, a reticulated python, produced six baby snakes without the help of a male, new DNA evidence shows.
Safari outfitters allegedly duped hunters into paying extra to illegally shoot rhinos.
Even without genetic adaptations to altitude, early hunters moved high into the Andes soon after people first reached South America.
Bumba lennoni is named for the British rocker but lives in Brazil.
Global warming over the past few decades has caused chamois goats in the Italian Alps to get smaller.
A Silicon Valley vision: Instead of milking dairy cows, we could make milk in a lab with genetically engineered yeast.
An ancient Siberian man's DNA helps track humans' spread into Asia.
National Geographic photographers are among the winners of Wildlife Photography of the Year.
Sky-watchers eagerly anticipate a partial solar eclipse that will blanket much of United States and Canada in shadow.
John Moore's portraits of those who survived Ebola show happiness but also grief over lost loved ones and rejection by their communities.
In an era of extreme weather, we have to keep the risk of weather disasters in the front of our minds, author says.
Improvised explosive devices have transformed battle—and disrupted one of the central rituals of grieving, author says.
Isolation is containing Ebola in U.S., while enforced quarantines have risks.
Images include the Aral Sea before it dried up, the most Antarctic ice on record, and possibly the first shots of Europe from space.
The northern white rhinoceros is one step closer to extinction with the death of Suni, one of only two breeding males left of the subspecies.
In honor of World Food Day, we gathered together some of the photos you've sent us of the world's kitchens and culinary traditions.
Panic rises in Texas and beyond, complicating Ebola response.
Fossils suggest that the first vertebrates to have sex performed the act side by side.
Newly revealed mosaic may hold key to unlocking mystery: Who was buried in the massive mound?