It's a rare treat to see them in the wild.
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The thing is, you probably are a shitty dancer.
Scientists have finally found a better use for a bird's feather than sticking it in your cap.
The leopard was Taiwan's top predator, and as such habitat loss (and the resulting prey depletion) was likely a large factor in its demise.
Four researchers scoured half the world looking for obscure wasps.
Unfortunately for C. speratus, curling into a ball isn't going to protect it from its most existential threat.
Sumatran rhinos are in rough shape, and they're going to need a lot of help to survive and thrive.
This is one of the most fascinating interactions we've seen.
The fish in question happens to be less than two centimeters long and is almost completely clear.
Props to Canada for protecting its reptiles, and taking the steps to follow through when people don't play ball.
If they all band together, they float.
This video shows a whole bunch of gliding leaf frogs chilling near some water in a mating frenzy.
Attack of the giant snails.
It's all good news, for as we've seen, conserving threatened species which have a high market demand is difficult enough when restrictions are in place.
How amazing is that cat?
No matter the video, there will be at least half a dozen others paying homage or simply recreating the subject matter purely spontaneously
That's a big step towards preventing the laundering of poached African ivory in Asian markets.
If our GPS ever stops working, the stars are our main fallback.
Pangolins are hunted both for traditional medicine and meat, which has led the IUCN to consider all eight species to be in decline.
Sir David Attenborough Comforting a Blind Baby Rhino Is So Overwhelmingly Adorable That My Brain Has Melted
A scene that's heartbreaking even if you ignore the fact that the young rhino will have a huge target on its head as soon as its nub of a horn becomes of valuable length.
This is how the natural world should be shared.
That's incredibly impressive for Wisdom, who the USGS says is the oldest known bird in the wild.
To model how an animal tracks scents, a team from the University of Tokyo developed a tiny robot and gave it to a silkmoth to drive.