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The Mexican gray wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) is the most rare subspecies of gray wolf in North America. It is listed as critically endangered by the IUCN. Photo Credit: Joel Sartore, National Geographic

De-Extinction: Species That Could Live Again

(ANIMAL SCIENCE/EXTINCTION) It's alive! Well, not quite, but what if they could be alive...again? Check out the gallery and video below to learn more about de-extinction and the species that could possibly be brought back to life. — Global Animal

Happy Days: Secrets Of Joyful Animals (GALLERY)

(ANIMAL PICTURES/WILDLIFE) There's nothing better than 25 pictures of animals at their best—happy faces, giddy leaps, and sweet, precious hearts. Here are some magnificently happy animals who've clearly figured something out worth sharing with the rest of us (when they're done frolicking or whatever). Enjoy! — Global Animal

It’s Springtime, Which Means Love Is In The Air

(WILDLIFE/ANIMAL PICTURES) It's spring! And love is all around us. Check out these pictures of animals in love. These magnificent photos from the animal kingdom are bound to make you swoon. — Global Animal

Did You Know…? 15 Adorable Animal Facts

(ABOUT ANIMALS/FUN ANIMAL FACTS) Having a 'ruff' day? Or just need a daily dose of cuteness? Either way, check out these amazingly adorable facts about animals! — Global Animal

Celebrity Or Animal? (GALLERY)

(FUNNY ANIMAL PICTURES) Celebrities are known to be party animals, but what about wild animals? Check out this gallery, and see if you can tell who is the celebrity and who is the animal. — Global Animal

Cuddly Animal Friends Will Make Your Day (GALLERY)

(CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES) Our furry friends can be the most caring and thoughtful creatures around, with lifelong friendships that extend to all sorts of species. Buster, an older dog whose injuries left him with paralyzed legs, lost his ability to go upstairs and sleep with his human family. He would spend his nights whining and crying until Kitty, the family cat, began sleeping with him every night. This touching tale illustrates just how powerful animal bonds can be. In celebration of Kitty, here is a gallery of our cuddly animal friends. — Global Animal

The World’s Smallest Animals (GALLERY)

(WILDLIFE PHOTOS/ANIMAL PICTURES) Check out some of the smallest individuals and species in the phylum chordata. Of course, the smallest animals are single-celled ones, but they're not quite as cute as these. Listed here are some of the smallest animals of their kind, including a horse, hamster, deer, dog, chameleon, and frog. Each is cuter than the last!
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The World’s Weirdest Antelopes (GALLERY)

(WILDLIFE/ANIMAL PICTURES) Did you know that there is more than one species of antelope? Do you know how many there are? Try 97. Most antelopes live in Africa, and they show incredible diversity. All 97 show variety in shape, color, size, pattern and behavior. It is important to keep all animals in mind when it comes to conservation efforts. Nearly a quarter of all antelope species are threatened with extinction, but they are sometimes forgotten in the hustle and bustle to save other species. Remember these funky antelopes when considering endangered animals! — Global Animal

Say Cheese! 10 Hilarious Animal Photobombs

(FUNNY ANIMAL PICTURES) Photobombing, also known as "the fine art of ruining other peoples' photos," as defined by Urban Dictionary, usually involves someone in the background making a funny face, or any other type of hilarious activity distracting from the main focus of the photo. In these pictures, the culprits are animals who seem to have a pretty good idea of what they're doing. These hysterical photobombs are a sure way to brighten your day. -- Global Animal

Being A Mother In The Animal Kingdom

(ANIMAL MOMS/ANIMAL KINGDOM) Carrying 22 babies, gaining 400 pounds, letting your youngsters eat your skin—and you thought being a mother was easy. Read on to learn about the many sacrifices that mothers make in the animal kingdom. — Global Animal

Animal IQs: Who Is The Smartest?

(ABOUT ANIMALS) This photo gallery places one animal aside another to compare wits. Though every species has innumerable strengths and skills (and many we human animals can only aspire to), some animals are standout brainiacs. See who on the next two pages! The who's who of animal intelligence may surprise you. — Global Animal

Wild Cat & Fox Are Best Friends (GALLERY)

(ANIMAL FRIENDS/WILDLIFE PICTURES) First spotted by local fishermen in Lake Van, Turkey, this wild cat and fox appear to be best friends. The odd couple have been seen together for over a few years now. Check them out as they play, cuddle, and generally have a good time together in the photo gallery below. — Global Animal

Animal Ads Prove A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words

(ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISM/PICTURES OF ANIMALS) The powerful images in the gallery below help give a voice to innocent animals who would otherwise be left unheard. Produced by animal rights organizations like World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) and Society for Protection of Animals (SPA), these animal ad campaigns shed light on which species are close to extinction and how we can change our everyday practices to protect wildlife. Check out the following animal ads that strive to bring awareness to animal rights issues and inhumane practices. — Global Animal
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Is Bigger Actually Better? 24 Of The World’s Tiniest Animals

(WILDLIFE PICTURES/FUN ANIMAL FACTS) The tiny creatures of the world can sometimes be fascinating, and sometimes they can be downright adorable. Pictured below you'll find 24 of the world's tiniest animals. Which one do you find cutest?