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How researchers helped repopulate a tiger habitat in Nepal

Babu Ram Lamichhane led a team that documented a threefold increase in Parsa’s tiger population in just three years.<p>Tigers once roamed widely …

This Is What Happens When a Python Decides to Swallow a Porcupine Whole

Pythons are known for being able to swallow prey several times their size, with incredibly flexible jaws that allow the massive snakes to ingest …

Dolphins beat up octopuses before eating them, and the reason is kind of horrifying

In this food fight you either win or you die<p>Generally speaking, it’s best if your food doesn't kill you. This isn't usually a problem in the animal kingdom, as prey tends to be dead and limp by the time it hits the gullet. But not all creatures are harmless after death: consider the octopus.<p>Octopus …

Zoology

Tweet of the Week: the starling

The return of winter over the past week has at least brought one benefit – a final chance to see the last great starling murmurations of the season.<p>For the uninitiated, this is one of Britain’s most arresting natural spectacles: at dusk thousands, sometimes hundreds of thousands, of the birds …

Great white shark breaches spectacularly while chasing bait

March 26 (UPI) -- A man aboard a South African cage diving boat captured video of a great white shark breaching the surface of the water …

The angler who lost all his fish to otters – only to fall in love with them

Looking back, all the signs that Simon Cooper was sharing his home with one of Britain’s most secretive mammals were right in front of him: the paw prints down by the river bank, the half-eaten rainbow trout, the brown patches of grass.<p>But the professional fly fisherman supposed a cat was …

Cats Are Actually Nice, Scientists Find

Sorry, haters.<p>Let me tell you about my handsome son, Mizue. He's a cat. He cuddles up beside me and pushes his little furry head against me when he wants to be petted. He purrs and rubs up on everyone he meets. He's the best dude, is what I'm saying here, and I am goddamn <i>sick</i> of people saying that …

Can't Own A Dog? Now You Can Borrow One

Dog days are over<p><i>This story was originally published on Gizmodo</i><p>Australia’s first dog-sharing website has made having a part-time pooch possible with …

Snakes make better pets than dogs or cats – here’s why

<b>Snakes get a lot of bad press.</b><p>They’re always the bad guys, renowned for sneaking up and pouncing on smaller, cuter creatures that were innocently …

Shrinking Arctic sea ice threatens the majestic Beluga whale

The Arctic sea ice hosts algae, which sustain a food chain up to the beluga whale. But the ice is decreasing – and in summers, it may be gone entirely by 2050<p>The beluga whale is one of the most extraordinary species of marine creature known to science. It is a gregarious, pure white Arctic dweller …

The Arctic