Learn about some of the strange and unusual facts and terms in the animal kingdom.
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Hybrid animals, also called crossbreeds, are the offspring of two different or closely related species. Some only exist in captivity due to habitat differences.
By Yara Simón
The taxonomy that Carl Linnaeus introduced in "Systema Naturae" set the stage for a uniform animal classification system.
By Yara Simón
Discover the fascinating world of desert animals. Explore their survival strategies and adaptations in harsh arid environments.
You can't dis a naked mole rat just for being himself, but, really, what animal could be uglier? Well, the world is full of ugly animals and we've got nine other choices for you.
Hammerhead worms are toxic but not particularly dangerous — unless, of course, you eat too many of them.
You probably like a lot of Animalia (that's the scientific name for animals), but how well do you know their formal monikers? Every animal has a two-part Latin name, with the first word capitalized, for classification purposes.
By Alia Hoyt
A zorse is one strange looking horse. That's because it's the product of a zebra stallion and a female horse.
We know dogs have been trained to sniff out everything from burglars to bombs. Now a group of researchers is hoping some savvy canines can help detect coronavirus, too.
More than 70 percent of pet owners play music for their pets so Spotify has created custom playlists just for your furry friends (and your favorite iguanas, too).
3-D printing is helping animals — both wild and domestic — recover from injuries that might once have meant euthanasia.