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    Video: Anolemageddon!

    Young Explorer Neil Losin Reveals His Latest Experiment

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Reptile Features

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    Komodo Dragon

    Discover a reptile that has thrived on Earth for millions of years, but is facing extinction today. Learn more about Komodo dragons, the heaviest lizards in the world.

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    American Crocodile

    Learn how hunting and habitat depletion is threatening one of the world's largest crocodile species, and what conservationists are doing to help.

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    Black Mamba

    They're long, fast, venomous, and aggressive. Check out what some call the world's deadliest snake.

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    Loggerhead Sea Turtle

    See this hard-shelled turtle that lives throughout most of the world's oceans. Learn how human activities are threatening even the highly adaptable loggerhead.

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Big Cat Week

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    Tracking Orphaned Cougars in the Wild

    The cougar is one of the iconic animals of the Americas. Its range stretches from the Yukon to the southern tip of Chile, yet it has been one of the least understood of all the big cats, until now.

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    The Safari Live Bingo Challenge

    Bring the beauty of Africa into your home. Watch and play along for your chance to win a Safari to Tanzania from National Geographic Expeditions.



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    It’s a Big Cat Throwdown

    Sometimes big cats find themselves in big spats. Check out some of the fiercest battles from Big Cat Week.