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Only Known Jaguar in U.S. Filmed in Rare Video

Conservationists filmed El Jefe—which means “the boss” in Spanish—roaming Arizona’s Santa Rita Mountains.<p>El Jefe, the only wild jaguar known in the United States, has made his film debut.<p>In unprecedented video released by the nonprofits Conservation CATalyst and the Center for Biological Diversity, …

Picturing a World Where Animals Are Seen as Individuals

<i>This post was originally published in February 2016. We’re resurfacing it as part of our #ThrowbackThursday effort to give some love to our favorite posts.</i>—The Proof Team<p>Stefano Unterthiner wants us to view all species the way we view our pets—as individuals.<p>A former zoologist, the National …

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Animal islands: seven places where creatures rule

Wildlife watching is a tricky business. Days can be spent fruitlessly scanning the savannah for lions or holed up in a hide hoping to catch a glimpse of a rare bird. But for travellers with limited time (or patience), there are places where animals are not just easy to spot, they are impossible to …

Adorable Sloth Stuck on Busy Highway is Rescued by Local Cops

A transit police officer was patrolling an Ecuadorian highway when he noticed something unusual on the side of the road: a sloth clinging to a guard rail. The adorable animal had failed to cross the busy freeway and was instead holding on to the rail for dear life. Immediately, the officer took …

Extremely Rare White Giraffe Spotted—What Would You Name Her?

The year-old calf, which lives in Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park, has a condition called leucism.<p>Talk about a head-turner: An extremely rare white giraffe calf was recently spotted in Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park.<p>Scientists at the New Hampshire-based wildlife-research group Wild Nature …

Wacky Weekend: Animal Hairdos

Ever had a bad hair day? Then you might relate to some of these animals!<p>Take a look at these photos of hilarious animal dos.<p>Wild hair? This orangutan baby just doesn't care.Photograph by KiltedArab, Getty Images Bet this rabbit could pick up loads of dust bunnies with those ears.Photograph by …

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This Ballet Dance Set To Adele Will Break Your Heart

such a good cry<p>You got to kind of love the fact that balletic interpretations of teary, pop music ballads have become a straight-up viral phenomenon. Remember this? How about this? They’re like beautiful potato chips—one is never enough!<p>Today, yet another <i>pas de duex</i> set to a tear-jerking song is …

Zebra Stripes Not for Camouflage, New Study Finds

If you’ve always thought of a zebra’s stripes as offering some type of camouflaging protection against predators, it’s time to think again, suggest …

Can you spot the animal hidden in this optical illusion?

This hypnotic image has been widely shared online: But can you spot the animal in the optical illusion?<p>Do you see it? - <i>Scroll down for a larger image</i><p>An optical illusion featuring an animal hidden amongst black and white zig-zags is being shared on social media and helping to raise awareness for …

Watch Koko the Gorilla Meet Her New Pet Kittens

Koko the gorilla is best known for her use of sign language, but her love of cats is what made her a media darling.<p>In 1983, the western lowland …

7 Timeless Tips to Learn Any Language in Days, Not Years

Much like riding a bike, the fastest way to learn any language is to learn by doing. Here's 7 ways to learn any language in days.

The world’s most famous gorilla is showing signs of early speech

Koko, a 44-year-old gorilla famous for her ability to communicate with keepers using sign language, is now showing signs of early speech. “Koko has developed vocal and breathing behaviors associated with the ability to talk, which were previously thought to be impossible in her species,” The Daily …

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