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Friday Fact: Sea otters have the world's densest fur—at its thickest, it's made up of more than a million hairs per square inch.
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The big infrastructure project may have lasting impacts on climate, animals, and people. Here's how.

4 Things You Need to Know About the Approved Keystone XL Pipeline
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Spotted off the coast of Indonesia, this fiery red urchin, a carrier crab, and a gaggle of cardinal fish went for a ride.

Watch a Colorful Sea Urchin Hitch a Ride on a Crab
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Portraits of hunters posed with their trophies evoke discomfort for many, but they also provide a surprising perspective on human dominance over nature.

Hunters Return to the Scene of the Kill-With Their Prey
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Geladas usually deliver their young in seclusion—even researchers are lucky to witness a birth.

An Incredible Look at a Monkey Being Born
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Watch a group of curious manatees follow a transparent kayak in Florida.
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The most visited castle in Slovakia, Bojnice is a setting perfect for daydreams. Discover more Europe's most stunning castles.

Breathtaking Castles of Europe
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A girl in Lagartera, Spain, poses in traditional costume in this 1914 autochrome. Take a look back in our archives at our most memorable portraits of women.

Our Most Stunning Antique Photos of Women Around the World
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03/23/2017 at 22:01. Facebook
A tourist lost in the Bolivian rainforest says that a group of monkeys led him to water and shared food with him each day.
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03/23/2017 at 19:39. Facebook
Futuristic and abstract as these sites may seem, the concrete reality is that solar and wind energy are thriving. #MyClimateAction

The Energy of Tomorrow Looks Strikingly Artistic from Above
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03/23/2017 at 17:11. Facebook
On #NationalPuppyDay, learn why puppies melt our hearts—and enjoy adorable photos from our archives.

Vintage Photos of Adorable Puppies Around the World
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03/23/2017 at 14:28. Facebook
Damselflies trapped in amber have given scientists a view of the elaborate courtship rituals they performed 100 million years ago. Take a look.

Insect's Mating Attempt Preserved in Amber for 100 Million Years
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03/23/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
While Madidi National Park's extreme landscape is not immune from tourist accidents or even fatalities, disappearances inside its borders are extremely rare.

Monkeys Helped Lost Tourist Survive for 9 Days in the Amazon
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03/23/2017 at 10:16. Facebook
Meerkats may be cute, but watch out for their needle-like teeth and long claws.
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03/23/2017 at 07:15. Facebook
Radioactive carbon released from nuclear bomb tests during the Cold War is one way of dating more recent materials—and now it's being used to help fight the illegal trade in elephant ivory.

How Mid-Century Doomsday Tests May Help Save Elephants
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03/23/2017 at 04:15. Facebook
There are just six records of black servals—which usually have a cheetah-like coat—in scientific literature. Take a look.

Exclusive: Rare Black Wildcat Caught on Film in Africa
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03/23/2017 at 01:15. Facebook
One artist's amnesia is revealing important connections between memory, personality, and consciousness.

Artist's Memory Loss Fuels Discoveries About the Brain
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03/22/2017 at 20:40. Facebook
The mighty Colorado, the life and soul of the West, is one of the most tapped rivers in the world. Can it be saved? #WorldWaterDay

The American Nile
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03/22/2017 at 18:52. Facebook
If passed, the overturning of an Obama-era rule would open the door to aggressive hunting practices, including shooting bears from airplanes and killing wolves and pups in their dens.

These Iconic Animals Could Again Be Hunted in Alaskan Refuges
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03/22/2017 at 16:25. Facebook
Once a common sight, the rusty patched bumblebee’s population has plummeted nearly 90 percent since the 1990s.

First U.S. Bumblebee Officially Listed as Endangered