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July 12, 2018
Ancient 'Iceman' shows signs of a well-balanced last meal
Talk about a paleo diet. Scientists have uncovered the last meal of a frozen hunter who died 5,300 years ago in the Alps.
June 28, 2018
Bird flu hot spot: Scientists track virus in huge migration
Huge flocks of famished birds scour the sands of Delaware Bay for the tiny greenish eggs an army of horseshoe crabs lays ...
June 27, 2018
Endangered species listing considered for rare Nevada toad
U.S. wildlife officials have agreed to consider Endangered Species Act protection for a rare toad in northern Nevada's high ...
June 19, 2018
4 new mountain lion kittens found in California mountains
Four new mountain lion kittens have been found by researchers studying the wild cats living in Southern California's Santa ...
June 13, 2018
Rare type of tick inexplicably turns up in Arkansas
A hardy, invasive species of tick that survived a New Jersey winter and subsequently traversed the mid-Atlantic has ...
May 16, 2018
Popular science center that featured sharks, Titanic closing
A popular science center that has attracted traveling exhibits to Maine's largest city is closing its doors. The Portland ...
May 04, 2018
Scientists say Chinese-backed dam risks orangutan habitat
Scientists are calling for cancellation of a Chinese-backed hydroelectric dam in Indonesia that threatens the habitat of a ...
May 02, 2018
Wood frogs' No. 1 option: Hold in pee all winter to survive
If you've ever been unable to find a bathroom in a moment of need, you know the gotta-go feeling. That's nothing compared to ...
April 25, 2018
Scientists find lots of gorillas in census, also see decline
A first-of-its-kind intensive count of western Africa gorillas found far more of the apes than conservationists previously ...
April 17, 2018
Bat key to tequila trade gets off US endangered species list
Wildlife managers in the American Southwest say a once-rare bat important to the pollination of plants used to produce ...
March 08, 2018
California scientists catch 2 elusive Sierra Nevada red fox
California wildlife biologists have caught two rare Sierra Nevada red foxes in three weeks, a feat they say it's a "huge" ...
March 06, 2018
Biologists turn to citizens, DNA to count urban Alaska moose
Moose thrive in Alaska's largest city with little to fear from natural predators such as wolves or bears, but getting an ...
March 03, 2018
Florida python devours deer that weighs nearly 4 lbs. more
Researchers studying invasive Burmese pythons in Florida came upon something they'd never seen before: an 11-foot-long python ...
February 28, 2018
Cracking the mysteries of the elusive, majestic whale shark
Scientists have spent time diving with whale sharks in the Galapagos Islands to help solve some of the most enduring ...
February 15, 2018
Idaho can keep data on animals tracked illegally amid appeal
Idaho officials don't have to destroy information right away that came from tracking collars placed on wolves and elk by a ...
February 14, 2018
Love on the rocks: Penguins celebrating Valentine's Day
Penguins are looking for love with big red hearts at a San Francisco aquarium. In what has become an annual Valentine's Day ...
February 02, 2018
9-foot-long snake's escape leads to school early dismissal
Around 400 students at a suburban St. Louis school got part of the day off Friday after a 9-foot-long boa constrictor ...
February 01, 2018
Southern California cougar in study found dead near road
A Southern California mountain lion that was part of a study by federal biologists was found dead after apparently being ...