Category: Animal

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Newly Discovered ‘Monster’ Penguin Was As Tall As an Adult Human

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Fish swam for their lives when they encountered a forbidding, ancient “monster” penguin that would have towered over today’s largest penguin, the emperor, a new study …

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Scientists Figure Out Why There Are Black Squirrels All Over the United States

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It has to do with some cross-species courtships. This member of the gray squirrel species has black fur. (Image: © Shutterstock) Biologists from the United Kingdom …

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The Eerily Beautiful Bats of Arizona

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When thirty-five year old C. Hart Merriam came to the Colorado Plateau in 1890 he was already an accomplished zoologist, mammalogist, ethnographer and naturalist. He had …

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The Most Surprising Elephant Relatives on Earth

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About 66 million years ago, an asteroid collided with Earth, wiping out the dinosaurs and giving a group of small terrestrial herbivores a tremendous evolutionary opportunity. …