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31 Of The Greatest Kitten Moments In History

Kittens: changing lives and warming hearts since the dawn of time.

Pit bull Cuddling With A Cat

12 Extraordinary Pictures Show Animals Headed for Extinction

On Endangered Species Day, there are thousands of species that may not be around for long.<p>The term “endangered species” usually brings to mind charismatic animals—fluffy pandas and majestic tigers. But there are thousands of lesser-known species that are in greater danger of disappearing.<p>These …

A Darwin Finch, Crucial to Idea of Evolution, Fights for Survival

One of the world's rarest birds, the mangrove finch has dwindled to a habitat the size of just 12 city blocks. Here's how scientists are trying to bring it back from near-extinction.<p>Francesca Cunninghame prepared for a sea voyage on a recent afternoon with some strange cargo: eight fledglings of …

Shore Diving Underwater Photography

One of the best things about being a diver in Southern California is the relatively easy access to a magnificent array of dive sites along the coast …

Elusive Siberian Tigers Captured in Brilliant Images (Photos)

<i>Jonathan Slaght is projects manager for WCS's Russia Program. Julie Larsen Maher is staff photographer for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS),</i> …

MEPs’ debate on animal research ban worries scientists

European parliament to discuss scrapping of all animal research in response to citizens’ initiative petition signed by 1.2 million people<p>The European parliament will on Monday debate a call – backed by a petition signed by 1.2 million people – to scrap animal research in the EU. The proposal has …

Women in Science

Fairmount, GA - Dachshund. Meet Blackie a Dog for Adoption.

Many Tears Animal Rescue

Many Tears Animal Rescue (MTAR) is a rescue based in South Wales but has dogs in foster homes throughout the UK. We also take in a small number of …

11 Super-Cool Science Photos From The Past Decade

From the most colorful view of the deep cosmos to the first-ever photo of a flying bird's baby bump, the past decade has brought many awe-inspiring snapshots of science.<p>Here, your editors at HuffPost Science have curated some of our favorite science photos from the past 10 years, many of which were …

Space

Underwater Photography by Jorge Cervera Hauser

Fascinating images from a series of underwater photography by Jorge Cervera Hauser.<p>Jorge Cervera Hauser is a Mexican photographer as well as …

Woman with guide dog refused service at Toronto restaurant

“It doesn’t happen every day, but when it does I think, ‘What year is this?’ I think, ‘Wow, we’ve really come a long way, but we’re not there yet.’ …

Seaquarium Slapped with Notice of Lawsuit over Cruelty to Endangered Orca | Animal Legal Defense Fund

<b>Posted on May 11, 2015</b><p><i>PETA, ALDF, and Others Allege That Lone Orca Lolita’s Barren Prison Violates the Endangered Species Act</i><p>For immediate …

Adorable Video Of Puppy Who Defied The Odds And Made It To Adulthood Will Bring A Tear To Your Eye

Dave Meinert's pet pooch Pegasus was born with a pigment deficiency defect.<p>The Great Dane was rescued from "backyard breeders" as a puppy. Sadly, …

Great Dane

20 Heartbreaking Images of Animals Devastated By Pollution

Every day, innocent animals fall victim to human carelessness and contempt for the environment. These photos bring this sad situation into sharp …

San Diego Zoo’s Jaguar Cub Needs a Name

Unlike many other cats, Jaguars do not avoid water. They are known to be quite good swimmers. Rivers provide prey in the form of fish, turtles, or …

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Wombat Wednesday: Interview With The Wombat

Spread the Cute:<p>C.O. presents an EXCLUSIVE interview with Patrick, Australia’s #1 Wombat!<p><b>Patrick- tell us about your daily routine. What’s your day</b> …

Australia