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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/15

    Lionesses stand in a cage in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. With help from Bolivian government officials, 25 lions were rescued from traveling circuses in Bolivia by the nongovernmental organization Animal Defenders International. Bolivian law prohibits the use of wild animals in public performances.

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  • Baby panda twins born at Zoo Atlanta

    Panda twins were born at Zoo Atlanta Monday, the first twin pandas born in the United States since 1987. Zookeepers were expecting only one cub and were surprised when the giant panda named Lun Lun gave birth to baby panda twins.

  • 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 02/15

    Lionesses stand in a cage in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. With help from Bolivian government officials, 25 lions were rescued from traveling circuses in Bolivia by the nongovernmental organization Animal Defenders International. Bolivian law prohibits the use of wild animals in public performances.

  • Baby panda at makes debut at Atlanta zoo

    Baby panda at makes debut at Atlanta zoo

    Baby panda: The cub, who will be named when he is 100 days old following Chinese tradition, will be placed in public viewing areas when he can walk, usually around 4 months old. He measures just over a foot in length long and weighs 2.2 pounds.

  • Baby twin pandas debuted in Japan (VIDEO)

    Discoveries Baby twin pandas debuted in Japan (VIDEO)

    Baby twin pandas send 'aw factor' off the charts when baby twin pandas make their first media debut at Wakayama Adventure World

  • In Pictures Zoo babies

    A white tiger cub growls at the Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina, March 21, 2013. The cub's mother, Cleo, a captive Bengal white tiger, gave birth to two females and two males on Jan. 14.

  • In Pictures Tai Shan: FedEx Panda Express

    Giant Panda Tai Shan eats and apple off his farewell celebratory frozen cake at the National Zoo in Washington on Jan. 30. The 4-year-old panda was sent to China on Thursday to become part of a breeding program there.

  • Want to name a sea slug? A nonprofit might let you.

    Want to name a sea slug? A nonprofit might let you.

    To raise cash, some science and environmental groups will let donors name species for a fee.

  • Why red states should turn green

    Newt Gingrich argues that conservatives have erred in conceding environmental concerns to the Democrats.