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Asian giant softshell turtles were once thought to be extinct in the Mekong River; this little trooper is one of 150 hatchlings bringing them...

World's cutest baby turtle is part of an amazing story

Asian giant softshell turtles were once thought to be extinct in the Mekong River; this little trooper is one of 150 hatchlings bringing them...

Elfin mountain toad discovered in misty, mossy elfin forest

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Florida manatees can survive for at least another century

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Tigers, leopards and wild dogs found living in surprising harmony in Indian reserves

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Imagine a world reliant on robot bees to roam the fields and meadows

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Trump delays listing bumblebee as an endangered species

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Sea turtle hatchery in Nicaragua pays poachers for eggs

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