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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 04/07

    A boy wades in neck-deep seawater filled with debris while searching for valuable items after a fire razed some 500 houses along a coastal village in Malabon city, north of Manila. The fire, believed to be caused by an exploding liquefied petroleum gas tank, started before dawn. No casualties were reported but at least 3,000 residents lost their homes.

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  • Verbal Energy Really? We're all curators now?

    A competition intended to identify 'curatorial talent' points up a new use for an old word.

  • Fish seeks mate: London Zoo seeking open-minded female cichlid

    Officials at the London Zoo are desperately seeking a female mate for two male Mangarahara cichlids, two of the last known remaining members of their species.

  • Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Just how many dogs does she own?

    For the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, a Google doodle shows off her prized corgis. How large is her canine entourage?

  • Gorilla baby death mystery: Accident or gorilla infanticide?

    Zookeepers don't believe the death of a nine-day-old western lowland gorilla infant at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo was intentional, but mystery still surrounds gorilla behavior both in zoos and in the wild.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 04/07

    A boy wades in neck-deep seawater filled with debris while searching for valuable items after a fire razed some 500 houses along a coastal village in Malabon city, north of Manila. The fire, believed to be caused by an exploding liquefied petroleum gas tank, started before dawn. No casualties were reported but at least 3,000 residents lost their homes.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/04

    An unidentified employee of the Stefanik Observatory in Prague uses a projection shield to show the partial solar eclipse visible in the Czech capital. The partial sun eclipse started over the Czech Republic at about 08:00 CET and it will last until 10:50. In the culminating phase, up to 80 percent of the solar disc was obscured by the silhouette of the moon passing between it and Earth.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/01

    A Chinese boy chases bubbles while playing with other children at Beijing's Zoo on International Children's Day on Tuesday.

  • In Pictures Gorillas

    A Western Lowland Gorilla is seen walking in this undated photo.

  • In Pictures National Penguin Awareness Day

    An Emperor penguin chick sits on its parents feet in Atka Bay, Antarctica. Wednesday marks National Penguin Awareness Day, a day devoted to celebrating penguins around the world.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/05

    Homes damaged by floods are seen on Jan. 5 in Sao Luis do Paraitinga, Brazil. Authorities say at least 80 people died during the recent mudslides and flooding in southeastern Brazil, which were caused by heavy rains in the region.