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Meet The Armadillo Lizard: A Mini-Dragon That Curls Up Like An Armadillo

Meet The Armadillo Lizard: A Mini-Dragon That Curls Up Like An Armadillo

Discover why the armadillo lizard (Ouroborus cataphractus) is one of the most unique creatures on Earth — and why that's caused the species to become threatened.
Remains Of Suspected Rhino Poacher Found After He Was Trampled By An Elephant And Eaten By Lions

Remains Of Suspected Rhino Poacher Found After He Was Trampled By An Elephant And Eaten By Lions

South African park rangers found but the skull and pants of the unfortunate poacher after his family contacted authorities on a tip from his accomplices.
Meet The Berbers Of North Africa: The Nomads Who Survived Where No One Else Could

Meet The Berbers Of North Africa: The Nomads Who Survived Where No One Else Could

The Sahara was once a grassy woodland until human activity and a changing climate turned it into the immense desert we know today. The Berbers were the only people who decided to call it home.
Sally ‘Redoshi’ Smith Was The Last Known Survivor Of The Transatlantic Slave Trade

Sally ‘Redoshi’ Smith Was The Last Known Survivor Of The Transatlantic Slave Trade

Redoshi was kidnapped when she was 12 years old, sold to an Alabama banker, and renamed Sally Smith.
Wildlife Poachers In Kenya Could Face The Death Penalty

Wildlife Poachers In Kenya Could Face The Death Penalty

Last year, Kenya announced that it would set the death penalty as punishment for illegal poaching. Now, the government is trying to fast-track the law into passing.
40 Photos Of The Million-Plus Forgotten Africans Forced To Fight In World War II

40 Photos Of The Million-Plus Forgotten Africans Forced To Fight In World War II

"In those days, we were very loyal Brits - stupid as that may sound. We were brainwashed into being little brown Britishers."
New Study Finds That So Many Egyptian Statues Have Broken Noses Because Of Intentional Defacement

New Study Finds That So Many Egyptian Statues Have Broken Noses Because Of Intentional Defacement

The long-held belief that even the giant sphinxes had lost their noses due to wear and tear isn't actually accurate, but rather these statues were intentionally vandalized in an effort to reduce their symbolic powers.
Illinois Trophy Hunter Caught On Video Killing Lion As It Slept

Illinois Trophy Hunter Caught On Video Killing Lion As It Slept

64-year-old Guy Gorney has a history of showing off his kills. The hunter has killed more than 70 wild animals for sport.
Meet the Desert Rain Frog, The Squeaky Amphibian That Broke the Internet

Meet the Desert Rain Frog, The Squeaky Amphibian That Broke the Internet

At 2.5 inches with stubby legs and a squeaky-toy squeal, you've seen or heard nothing like the desert rain frog.
The West Africa Squadron: The British Royal Navy’s Deadly Battle To End The Slave Trade

The West Africa Squadron: The British Royal Navy’s Deadly Battle To End The Slave Trade

The West Africa Squadron faced the seemingly insurmountable task of trying to eliminate the slave trade for good.
Theresa Kachindamoto Terminated 850 Child Marriages During Her Time As Senior Chief In Malawi

Theresa Kachindamoto Terminated 850 Child Marriages During Her Time As Senior Chief In Malawi

Since Theresa Kachindamoto's time as senior chief in the Dedza district of Malawi, the country has increased the legal age of marriage consent from 15 to 18.