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Young Hippo Really Wants Crocodile To Play With It. Crocodile Is Unamused. (VIDEO)

Young Hippo Really Wants Crocodile To Play With It. Crocodile Is Unamused. (VIDEO)

This playful young hippo won't stop annoying a crocodile — at least until a herd of elephants chases the hippo away.
Rise In Wildlife Killings Is Wiping Out Giraffes, New Report Shows

Rise In Wildlife Killings Is Wiping Out Giraffes, New Report Shows

Killings in Kenya may soon all but eradicate several species of giraffe that have already suffered huge losses.
Ancient “City Of Giants” Uncovered In Ethiopia Reveals Origins Of Islam In The Region

Ancient “City Of Giants” Uncovered In Ethiopia Reveals Origins Of Islam In The Region

The site in the Harlaa region of Ethiopia suggests a long history of trade and communication in North Africa and the Middle East.
Ten More Elephants, Including A Mother And Baby, Poisoned By Poachers In Zimbabwe

Ten More Elephants, Including A Mother And Baby, Poisoned By Poachers In Zimbabwe

Poachers have killed ten elephants in Zimbabwe using cyanide poison. The increasingly popular killing method is said to be slow and painful.
Mummy Head Of Ancient Egyptian Dignitary Reconstructed In Remarkable Detail

Mummy Head Of Ancient Egyptian Dignitary Reconstructed In Remarkable Detail

Thanks to evolving forensic science, researchers now know what this legendary mummy's face looks like.
Bald Men Are Targets Of Ritualistic Murder, Police In Mozambique Warn

Bald Men Are Targets Of Ritualistic Murder, Police In Mozambique Warn

At least five people have been murdered for their baldness, police say.
Oldest-Known Homo Sapiens Fossils Found in Morocco

Oldest-Known Homo Sapiens Fossils Found in Morocco

The "cradle of mankind" is bigger than researchers thought.
New Ocean Reserve, The Largest In Africa, Will Protect Sea Turtles, Dolphins And Whales

New Ocean Reserve, The Largest In Africa, Will Protect Sea Turtles, Dolphins And Whales

The country of Gabon announced this week that it would protect 26 percent of its ocean territories in a new reserve, the largest in Africa.
Poachers Murder Two Blind Lions One Year After Release From Circus

Poachers Murder Two Blind Lions One Year After Release From Circus

As demand for big cats increases, animal sanctuaries are increasingly vulnerable to poachers.
Newly-Discovered Remains Suggest Earliest Humans Came From Europe, Not Africa

Newly-Discovered Remains Suggest Earliest Humans Came From Europe, Not Africa

Scientists have found a "missing link" in human evolution - suggesting that the first hominids evolved in Europe, rather than Africa.
Elephant Kills African Big Game Hunter By Slamming Body On Top Of Him

Elephant Kills African Big Game Hunter By Slamming Body On Top Of Him

Theunis Botha, a hunter known for killing leopards using hounds, died in Zimbabwe when a shot elephant fell on top of him.