The world's oldest known wild bird, an albatross named Wisdom, has returned to her nesting place in the Midway Atoll. The 68-year-old bird has just laid another egg.
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The Museum of Natural History in London holds a yearly contest for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year. There is also a contest for people under 18. Here are some of this year's best pictures.
In late October, scientists controlling submarines deep under the sea came across something unusual: a huge group of around 1,000 octopuses gathered on rocks, protecting their eggs.
A pair of male penguins have hatched a chick at Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium. Aquarium workers report that the couple are taking wonderful care of the young chick.
Scientists watching hours of undersea video were surprised when something that looked like a chicken without a head floated past. The so-called "headless chicken monster" surprised and amazed the scientists.
A jogger running in Utrecht, Netherlands came across something unusual in the middle of a field - a lion cub in a cage. The lion has now been taken to a shelter.
About 40,000 elephants and 1,000 rhinos are killed for their tusks and horns every year. Now scientists are using DNA tests to help find the criminals and send them to jail.
As flood waters from Hurricane Florence keep rising in North Carolina, pools of dangerous hog waste, stored on large animal farms, have begun to leak pollution into the state's rivers.
The island of Niue is a 3.5 hour flight from New Zealand. For ducks, that's too far to fly. So how in the world did Trevor the duck get there?
For 116 years, the animals on Barnum's Animals crackers boxes have been in cages. Now, after a request from a group that works to protect animals, they are free.