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Pangolins Are the Most Trafficked Mammals in the World (Video)

Pangolins are found in Asia and Africa. (AOL Screenshot)
Pangolins are found in Asia and Africa. (AOL Screenshot)

Meet the pangolin. It’s a scale-covered mammal found in Asia and Africa that eats ants and termites. It’s also the most trafficked mammal in the...




  • A market for buying and selling ornamental freshwater crabs has led to the discovery of a new species. An international team of researchers located the crustacean at a collection site in southern China, an area which has become known for its eye-catching finds. (AOL Screenshot)

    A Crab From Pet Market in China Found to Belong to New Species (Video)

    A market for buying and selling ornamental freshwater crabs has led to the discovery of a new species.  An international team located the crustacean at... Read more

  • Biologists found out there are actually four different giraffe species instead of just one. (AOL Screenshot)

    Study Finds There are Four Kinds of Giraffes, Not Just One (Video)

    You probably think you know everything you need to know about giraffes. They have long necks, live in Africa, eat leaves and that’s it. But... Read more

  • Two Irish wolfhound puppies are the first documented identical twin dogs ever. (AOL Screenshot)

    First Documented Identical Twin Puppies Born in South Africa (Video)

    This one’s for the dog-lovers. An Irish wolfhound has given birth to the first documented set of identical twin puppies. Kurt de Cramer, a vet... Read more

  • A red jelly was recently spotted 'dancing through the water column' during a NOAA deepwater mission near Wake Island. (AOL Screenshot)

    A ‘Spaceship’ Jelly Was Spotted Dancing Through Water Column (Video)

    A red jelly was recently spotted ‘dancing through the water column’ during a NOAA deepwater mission near Wake Island.…... Read more

  • Two New Penguin Chicks Join California Aquarium Exhibit (Video)

    Two new baby penguins that hatched in May joined the Magellanic Penguin exhibit on Thursday at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, Calif... Read more

  • Remember the goblin shark? That's old news compared to these unusual finds. (AOL Screenshot)

    Scientists Keep Finding Strange, New Creatures in the Oceans (Video)

    We really don’t know much about the ocean. Like, practically nothing. Experts say we have yet to explore 95 percent of our world’s oceans. Which... Read more

  • An adorable stubby squid was recently spotted by the E/V Nautilus crew off the shore of California. (AOL Screenshot)

    This Recently Spotted Googly-Eyed Sea Creature Has Become an Internet Star (Video)

    An adorable stubby squid was recently spotted by the E/V Nautilus crew off the shore of California.…... Read more

  • Cats love their naps and generally don’t like to be disturbed when taking them. One ensured a blissful and uninterrupted slumber by perfecting the art of camouflage. (AOL Screenshot)

    Cat Hiding in Plain Sight Stumps the Internet (Video)

    Cats love their naps and generally don’t like to be disturbed when taking them. One ensured a blissful and uninterrupted slumber by perfecting the art... Read more

  • China’s Grandview Aquarium, housed in a Guangzhou shopping mall, is under scrutiny, with some calling it the most tragic facility of its kind on the planet. (AOL Screenshot)

    Polar Bear Used for Selfies at ‘World’s Saddest Zoo’ in Chinese Mall (Video)

    China’s Grandview Zoo, housed in a Guangzhou shopping mall, is under scrutiny, with some calling it the most tragic facility of its kind on the... Read more

  • NOAA researchers with the Okeanos Explorer expedition recently captured a video of a glowing shrimp with some crazy antennae. (AOL Screenshot)

    Deep Sea Explorers Encounter Shrimp With ‘Chopstick’ Antennae (Video)

    NOAA researchers with the Okeanos Explorer expedition recently encountered a glowing shrimp with some crazy antennae. Not only are the extensions enormous, they have a... Read more

  • Here are 10 of the strangest deep sea creatures recently spotted by ocean explorers. (AOL Screenshot)

    10 Deep Sea Creatures That Look Like They Came From Outer Space (Video)

    The vast majority of deep sea species remain unknown to humans. Here are 10 of the strangest deep sea creatures recently spotted by ocean explorers.…... Read more

  • A video of an orphaned baby beaver enjoying pool time has gone viral. (AOL Screenshot)

    Abandoned Baby Beaver Enjoying Pool Time Wins Internet (Video)

    An adorable baby beaver was recently found abandoned at a golf course in Calgary. He had an injured tail and is now under the care... Read more

  • During a dive near the California coastline, the E/V Nautilus team captured footage of a siphonophore in action. (AOL Screenshot)

    Sighting Of Rarely Seen ‘Colonial Organism’ In Deep Ocean Stuns Explorers (Video)

    During a dive near the California coastline, the E/V Nautilus team captured footage of a siphonophore in action.…... Read more

  • The oceans are home to many fascinating and dazzling creatures, and recently NOAA's Okeanos Explorer team captured a mesmerizing video of one of them. (AOL Screenshot)

    Explorers Spot ‘Craziest Looking Thing’ in the Deep Ocean (Video)

    The oceans are home to many fascinating and dazzling creatures, and recently NOAA’s Okeanos Explorer team captured a mesmerizing video of one of them. The... Read more

  • Last week, the International Animal Rescue, or IAR, received word that a baby orangutan was found in dire condition inside a West Borneo store, and the group has been caring for him since. (AOL Screenshot)

    This Baby Orangutan Was Shot and Abandoned (Video)

    Keeping orangutans as pets is outlawed, but that didn’t stop hunters in West Borneo from trying to take one from the wild. It is believed... Read more

  • The Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California has announced the results of the World’s Ugliest Dog competition, and the winner for 2016 is Sweepee Rambo. (AOL Screenshot)

    The 2016 World’s ‘Ugliest Dog’ Has Been Revealed (Video)

    The 28th annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest was held on Friday at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California, and after much anticipation, the final decision... Read more

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