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Hippo vs. Elephant: Giants Face Off

By Brian Handwerk Back off, buddy! That’s no welcoming smile, but a hippopotamus leaving absolutely no doubt that an African elephant is an unwanted visitor to its home turf. “There is an island on the middle of the Chobe ...

Photos: Hot-Pink Slug And 5 Other Rosy Animals

The brightly colored slug we covered last week has National Geographic readers tickled pink.  Luckily for you, there are several more rosy-colored creatures found in nature. Some are supposed to be pink, while others get their hue from genetic mutations. ...

Photos: Hot-Pink Slug And 5 Other Rosy Animals

The brightly colored slug we covered last week has National Geographic readers tickled pink.  Luckily for you, there are several more rosy-colored creatures found in nature. Some are supposed to be pink, while others get their hue from genetic mutations. ...