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Scientists Discover Extremely Rare ‘Pocket Shark’ Specimen (Video)

Scientists recently announced that they have identified the second possible specimen of the species commonly known as 'pocket shark.' (AOL Screenshot)
Scientists recently announced that they have identified the second possible specimen of the species commonly known as 'pocket shark.' (AOL Screenshot)

Thanks to Hollywood, we usually associate sharks with large and intimidating creatures. A new report sheds light on an extremely rare species which is only...




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    Why Songbirds Need Your Help (Video)

    Who doesn’t love waking up to the sound of songbirds? What would spring be like without the cheerful morning orchestra that erases what’s left of... Read more

  • Weddell seals from Erebus Bay in Antarctica have been studied for decades. One of the scientists, William Link with the U.S. Geological Survey captured a heartwarming moment involving a mother and her pup back in October. (AOL Screenshot)

    Photo of Seal Pup Kissing Mom Goes Viral (Video)

    Weddell seals from Erebus Bay in Antarctica have been studied for decades — and now, two of the creatures are having 15 minutes of Internet... Read more

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    ‘Lock the door!': Lion Opens Car Door, Freaks Out Family

    A lion scared a family in South Africa after it did the unthinkable: It opened a car door with its mouth. The encounter was filmed and... Read more

  • You're about to see a video of a bizarre creature of the deep so rare and mysterious it's been dubbed the "Unicorn of the Sea." (AOL Screenshot)

    Divers Swim With Rare Bioluminescent Worm (Video)

    You’re about to see a video of a bizarre creature of the deep so rare and mysterious it’s been dubbed the “Unicorn of the Sea.”…... Read more

  • Hundreds of snakes, disturbed by a construction project, were relocated to a wildlife rescue association in Canada. (AOL Screenshot)

    500 Snakes Surprise Construction Workers in Canada (Video)

    Construction work on a dike in Canada gave hundreds of slumbering snakes a bit of a rude awakening last week. Workers unearthed a den of... Read more

  • Two red pandas from the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden recently had some fun in the snow. A video that was captured by a keeper at the zoo depicts them having a blast and that footage has quickly gone viral. (AOL Screenshot)

    Two Red Pandas Playing in the Snow (Video)

    Two red pandas from the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden recently had some fun in the snow. A video that was captured by a keeper... Read more

  • Kiko, a member of the UpCycle Club, is shown here touching a turtle in Bali. He said that they just let people touch them if given some food. (AOL Screenshot)

    Touching a Turtle in Bali (Video)

    Kiko, a member of the UpCycle Club, is shown here touching a turtle in Bali. He said that they just let people touch them if... Read more

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    Baby Horses Raise New Questions About Autism

    Newborn horses with a troubling disorder display some of the same symptoms as children with autism, including detachment, a failure to recognize their mothers, and... Read more

  • Researchers in Portugal have added Atlantic Spotted dolphins to the list of mammals that grieve their dead. (AOL Screenshot)

    Researchers Observe Atlantic Spotted Dolphins Grieving (Video)

    Researchers in Portugal have added Atlantic Spotted dolphins to the list of mammals that grieve their dead, reports Wired. Mentioned specifically in their study are... Read more

  • Sun bears, which call the tropical forests of Southeast Asia home, are the smallest known animals in the bear family. Images and videos of an unusual looking sun bear in Malaysia have gone viral. (AOL Screenshot)

    Strange Creature Spotted in Malaysia Turns Out to be Sun Bear (Video)

    Sun bears, which call the tropical forests of Southeast Asia home, are the smallest known animals in the bear family. Images and videos of an... Read more

  • The great thing about mutts is that they often have the best features of both their canine parents. One mix-breed named Rami is a good example and because of his adorable features, he has quickly gone viral. (AOL Screenshot)

    Dachshund/Pit Bull Mix Shelter Dog Becomes New Internet Star (Video)

    A mix-breed dog named Rami has quickly gone viral, likely due to his adorable features. Rami is currently being cared for by employees at Moultrie... Read more

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    Siberian Tiger Entertains Herself by Building a Snowman (Video)

    A tiger at a Russian zoo reveals an intelligent skill only previously ever seen in bored human children on a snow day: the ability to... Read more

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    Animals Play in the Snow

    Kittens and tigers, birds and foxes, pandas, and puppies – no matter what type of animals finds themselves in snow, they all seem to enjoy... Read more

  • We typically hear about or see common varieties of sharks, however there are more than 400 known species of sharks and some of them are very rare. Frill sharks, often called 'living fossils' are one of those lesser-known species and a man in Australia recently caught one. (AOL Screenshot)

    Rare Frill Shark Caught in Australia (Video)

    Most shark reports concern the more common varieties, but there are more than 400 known species of sharks, and some of them are very rare... Read more

  • This is the moment a cheeky sea lion tried to join some human friends for a swim in a public pool. (AOL Screenshot)

    Sea Lion Goes for a Swim in Public Pool (Video)

    This is the moment a cheeky sea lion tried to join some human friends for a swim in a public pool. The swimmers at St... Read more

  • Bao Bao, the baby panda at The Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, DC, played in the snow for the first time on January 6. (AOL Screenshot)

    Bao Bao’s First Snow Day (Video)

    Bao Bao, the baby panda at The Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, DC, played in the snow for the first time on January 6.…... Read more


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