A.J. McCarthy
A.J. McCarthy

A.J. McCarthy is a Slate writer and producer.

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Sept. 18 2015 11:15 AMThe World’s Largest Rodent Is Also the CutestMeet the San Diego Zoo’s new baby capybaras.
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Sept. 11 2015 11:15 AMWhale RisingSnorkelers catch an incredible humpback whale breaching on camera.
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Sept. 4 2015 11:15 AMHappy, Happy HippoA baby hippopotamus at the San Diego Zoo is the perfect Labor Day weekend role model.
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Aug. 21 2015 11:04 AMPigging OutA red river hog celebrates his birthday the right way.
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July 31 2015 11:07 AMAmber the Downhill DogA fearless Hungarian Vizsla shows up her owner, mountain biker James Roxburgh.
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July 21 2015 10:38 AMThe Moment the Old West Shootout Was Born How “Wild Bill” Hickok created a cinematic archetype, 150 years later. 
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July 10 2015 2:32 PMAir ServalWatch the African cat jump really, really high.
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July 2 2015 3:46 PMTwiggy the Waterskiing Squirrel Is a SuperstarYour July Fourth inspiration has arrived.
Wild Things
June 26 2015 1:26 PMThis Video of a Baby Panda Climbing a Tree Is the Second Best Thing About Today
Sports Nut
June 17 2015 2:45 AMWho Did It Better? The Warriors, Obviously.In the end, the best team in the world survived LeBron’s best shot.
Sports Nut
June 12 2015 1:43 AMWho Did It Better? Andre Iguodola.Related: Steve Kerr’s alive, you guys!
Wild Things
June 5 2015 10:54 AMThis Video of a Koala Being Released Back into the Wild Will Make Your Day
Wild Things
May 22 2015 11:36 AMTake Your Memorial Day Weekend Cues From These Two Sea Otters
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May 15 2015 1:56 PMThis Video of African Wild Dog Pups Outside for the First Time Will Make Your Day
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May 13 2015 4:39 PMFast and AirborneWatch an IndyCar driver walk away from a 200 mph crash.
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Sept. 17 2015 3:26 AMThe CNN Republican Debate in 90 SecondsEverything you missed, for better or worse.
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Sept. 10 2015 5:24 PMSeen and Heard at the “Stop the Iran Deal” RallyTalking to the Trump-crazed base on the ground.
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Aug. 28 2015 12:01 PMNo Photos, PleaseA terrifying encounter between GoPro and Grizzly.
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Aug. 7 2015 12:19 PMRed Panda Cubs Versus a Cold StethoscopeWinner: us.
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July 24 2015 12:05 PMA Dog and His TakinMeet the adorable Ohio canine who helps socialize young zoo animals.
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July 17 2015 11:45 AMShark CamGlide through the ocean with this hammerhead-mounted camera.
Behind the Scenes
July 8 2015 1:18 PMSweet Dreams Are Made of ThisDo recurring dreams mean anything? Slate staffers discuss.
Brow Beat
June 29 2015 7:17 PMTop Gun 2 Is Happening, but Iceman Won’t Be Pleased With His Replacement
Wild Things
June 19 2015 12:55 PMWatching African Wild Dog Pups Swim Is Exactly as Adorable as You Think It Is
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June 12 2015 11:41 AMThis Shark Cage Video of a 20-Foot Great White is Amazing, Terrifying
Sports Nut
June 10 2015 1:30 AMWho Did It Better? Matthew Dellavedova.We are all witnesses.
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May 29 2015 10:22 AMThis Is Very Satisfying: Watch a Chimp Destroy a Drone with a Stick
Brow Beat
May 18 2015 8:01 PMWatch Don Draper’s Kodak Carousel Project Mad Men’s Silliest Moments
Brow Beat
May 14 2015 9:02 AMWatch Don Draper’s Kodak Carousel Project Seven Seasons of Mad Men Memories
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May 13 2015 7:45 AMStarship PoopersFinally, an answer to space exploration’s most pressing question.

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