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For the residents of the world’s most iconic desert, including fennec foxes, it will take grit and perseverance to weather a challenging suite of threats. Fortunately, those are two traits the desert dwellers have in abundance.

photo essay | 05.13.19

Spirit of the Sahara

Wild Life | 15.13.19

Spirit of the Sahara

Successfully raising a single infant is challenging enough that gorillas rarely have twins. But both of these babies are thriving, thanks to a few extra helping hands.

spotlight | 05.13.19

Hands Full

Wild Life | 55.13.19

Hands Full

From the beautiful to the bizarre, this photographic showcase of life on Earth shines a light on some of our planet's most amazing species and places.

photo gallery | 04.30.19

The Big Picture 2019

wild life | 32.30.19

The Big Picture 2019

This picturesque battle between a blue dragon sea slug and a Portuguese man o’ war is a matter of life or death—for both parties.

spotlight | 04.18.19

Deathly Beautiful

Wild Life | 30.18.19

Deathly Beautiful

The more scientists learn about this strange, elusive species, the more concerned they become about its future. But these new insights may ultimately help to save it.

photo essay | 04.18.19

Plight of the Platypus

Wild Life | 29.18.19

Plight of the Platypus

Hundreds of new dams are currently planned for Central American rivers, posing a threat to Indigenous peoples and wildlife. Preserving the integrity of these corridors between mountains and sea will help them both.

photo essay | 04.09.19

Free-Flowing, For Now

Systems | 10.09.19

Free-Flowing, For Now

One of the world’s largest birds has long been persecuted for both its outsized bill and its eating habits, but an ambitious cross-border plan is helping this threatened pelican bounce back.

spotlight | 04.09.19

Below the Bill

Wild Life | 09.09.19

Below the Bill

One of the most attentive of all insect parents, this tiny treehopper fiercely defends her offspring until they're fully grown, using her thorn-shaped headdress as both shield and intimidation tool.

spotlight | 03.17.19

Mighty Mom

Wild Life | 24.17.19

Mighty Mom

Restoring native crustaceans along West Africa’s Senegal River may be a critical step in controlling one of the world’s deadliest tropical diseases.

video | 03.17.19

Protected by Prawns

Solutions | 23.17.19

Protected by Prawns

Africa's rarest carnivores face mounting threats from disease-carrying domestic dogs, but scientists hope a new vaccination campaign will give Ethiopian wolves a fighting chance at survival.

photo essay | 02.27.19

The Last Wolves

Systems | 24.27.19

The Last Wolves

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