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Congo Monkey Spotted Decades After Species' Alleged Demise

Bouvier's red colobus monkey — thought to have disappeared for good from the forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo sometime in the 1970s — has been photographed by two researchers.

LA's Mountain Lion Is A Solitary Cat With A Knack For Travel

A puma named P-22 had to master a suburban commute to find his home in Griffith Park. His name might not be pretty, but the biologist who collared him thinks it fits just right.

Gazing Into Those Puppy-Dog Eyes May Actually Be Good For You

Gazing into your dog's eyes apparently triggers happy feelings in both parties - suggesting that dogs really may love us back. (This piece originally aired on All Things Considered on April 16, 2015.)

WATCH: Chimps In Uganda Look Both Ways Before Crossing

A 29-month study of chimpanzees in Uganda's Kibale National Park reveals that many have learned a valuable survival skill — to look both ways before crossing a busy highway.

Last Male White Rhino Is Under Guard In Kenya

In the world, there are only five northern white rhinos left and only one of them is a male. Two females are in a zoo in the Czech Republic. The others are in a nature preserve in Kenya.

Scientists Probe Puppy Love

Research shows the mutual gazing between pooches and people spurs release of a "trust hormone" in both. The results suggest dogs really may love us back.

Chicago-Area Dog Flu Outbreak Rises To Over 1,000 Cases

Vets in Chicago have reported more than 1,000 cases of Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease. Six dogs have died so far. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Edward Dubovi of Cornell University's veterinary school about the dog flu outbreak.

'Rambo' The Octopus Shoots Photos Of Tourists At New Zealand Aquarium

At Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium in Auckland, New Zealand, a female octopus has been trained to take photographs of visitors from inside her tank.

Mountain Lion That Hid Out Under LA Home Appears To Have Left

P-22, as the mountain lion is known, typically lives in Los Angeles' Griffith Park. Attempts to dislodge him from under a home Monday failed.

And The Fate Of The Hermaphrodite Goat Is...

The authorities in Gaza decided that the animal had to be slaughtered.