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More skunks can do handstands than we thought
Three new species join the “acrobats of the skunk world.”
Young mice learn to parent by babysitting
Practice makes perfect for future rodent caretakers.
Elephants can add a cuddly new cousin to their family tree
A new species of tree hyrax has been discovered.
We have no clue how climate change will affect most land mammals
We've only studied the effects of climate change for around one percent of all mammals.
Watch a black bear take on a striped skunk in a surprising faceoff
Bears usually avoid skunks, but in this throwback clip, both mammals stand their ground for an epic showdown.
Pigs can play video games. Here’s why that matters.
Babe’s intelligence sheds light on farm life and upbringing.
What does the red fox say?
Put your Wes Anderson notions behind you.
Four wild animals that are thriving in cities
Cougars in Los Angeles? Coyotes in Chicago? Meet the new neighbors on the block.
These prehistoric rodents were social butterflies
A species of tiny mammals that lived amongst the dinosaurs might have led highly gregarious lives.
How 25 chinchillas could save a mountain
In Chile, a rare rodent sits atop 3.5 million ounces of extractable gold. Now a mining company is trying to trap and move them.