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November 3, 2017
 An alligator coasts along the surface of the water in Florida, Feb. 17, 2007.  (Chip Litherland/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Disney knew its park was full of alligators. It caught hundreds before a boy was killed.
November 3, 2017 - 11:18am
October 28, 2017
An unusual, fast-moving object from somewhere else in the galaxy just visited our solar system
October 28, 2017 - 9:03am
October 19, 2017
Photo courtesy North Dakota Game and Fish Department
'This is very alarming!': Flying insects vanish from nature preserves
October 19, 2017 - 7:16am
October 6, 2017
Painted Lady butterflies collect nectar from dahlia flowers Sept. 4 in West Fargo. David Samson / The Forum
Horde of migrating Painted Lady butterflies show up on weather radar
October 6, 2017 - 1:16pm
October 5, 2017
A stock image shows the color pattern on a reticulated python. Via Wikimedia / Kyle Zimmerman
Giant pythons keep attacking Indonesian people. It might have something to do with the shampoo we buy.
October 5, 2017 - 7:21am
September 28, 2017
Vika, a sharp-toothed rat that grows up to 18 inches long and lives in a tree. It's just a painting, but Vika is real. Peggy Macnamara/Field Museum.
How an almost-mythical species of rat was discovered on a remote island
September 28, 2017 - 1:18pm
September 3, 2017
Always in Season: Migration central to all bird life
September 3, 2017 - 3:12pm
August 20, 2017
The red-tailed hawk is a bird of open country. It is a “sit-and-wait” predator, set to pounce on passing prey, mostly ground lovers such as small mammals, snakes, grassland birds and even insects. Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 17, 2017
The U.S. Botanic Garden expects three corpse flowers to bloom this week. Photo by Adrian Higgins for The Washington Post.play button
Something stinky is happening in Washington, and it has nothing to do with politics
August 17, 2017 - 9:05am
July 14, 2017
A leopard cub nurses from a lioness known as Nosikitok in Tanzania's Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Courtesy of Panthera.
Awww. A wild lioness is photographed nursing a baby leopard.
July 14, 2017 - 8:53am
July 9, 2017
Upland sandpiper. Illustration by Mike Jacobs.
Always in Season: Sandpiper whistle attracts attention
July 9, 2017 - 1:20pm
June 22, 2017
A grizzly bear roams through the Hayden Valley in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, U.S. on May 18, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart/File Photo
Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection
June 22, 2017 - 9:24pm
May 28, 2017
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
Always in Season: The sora surprises again and again
May 28, 2017 - 3:31pm
May 21, 2017
Always in Season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
May 21, 2017 - 4:41pm
May 7, 2017
Always in Season: Snipe call attention to themselves
May 7, 2017 - 3:21pm