Animals

Facebook is searching for the world's most amazing dog

Does your pet have what it takes? Auditions will be open soon.

Conservation program serves as lifeline for rhinos

Israel's rhino herd is the largest of 78 participating zoos in Europe.

Natalie Portman burns her mouth for the planet

She made a documentary about factory farms and told us about it while eating painfully spicy wings.

Israeli wins a top dog photographer of the year award

Elinor Roizman's photo of a peppy Pomeranian took first prize in the 'Dogs at Play' category.

Dogs have been wandering America longer than we knew

Ancient skeletons found in Illinois are more than 10,000 years old.

Snaps for your soul: The Nature Conservancy's photos of the year

Contest winners feature stallions playing, erupting volcanoes and a moment of pure serenity.

Mole rats are uncovering your ancient history

The fuzzy critters are now being used by some archaeologists on digs.

Humans are just a tiny fraction of all life on Earth

That’s one of the many findings from the most comprehensive global census of living organisms ever done.

Would you eat a grasshopper?

An Israeli entrepreneur is hoping the insect becomes part of your daily diet.

Spiders prefer mating with older women – and they don't mind getting eaten afterward

So maybe their decision-making skills are questionable. But at least they died happy.

Fruit flies have orgasms – and, apparently, they’re amazing

In bizarre research project, scientists also discover why some fruit flies avoid getting drunk.

Lost dog found thanks to his awesome singing skills

Belting out a TV theme song helped this pooch find his owner.

Amazing photos of male ibexes fighting over ladies

Like other (ahem) animals, ibexes will do just about anything to get some.

Cavemen – they're just like us! New discovery finds ancients kept dogs as pets

Archaeologists uncovered latest finding while examining centuries-old canine teeth.

Could this new documentary film be the next 'Blackfish'?

'Trophy' will air on CNN to spotlight hunting and wildlife conservation in Africa.