Super Schnozzle: Dinosaur with Exceptionally Large Nose Discovered
illustration of big-nosed hadrosaur named Rhinorex condrupus.
September 22nd, 2014
The plant-eating dinosaur, which sported some of the largest nasal passages of any dinosaur, may have been killed by a giant crocodile 75 million years ago. The croc attack would have led to the quick death and burial of the beast.
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Amazon Turtles 'Talk' to Their Tots
River turtle hatchling
September 18th, 2014
Some turtles and their young talk — albeit at low frequencies.
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Saving Nemo: Pet Goldfish Recovers from Tumor Removal
Goldfish Surgery
September 17th, 2014
A little goldfish just underwent a big operation. The pipsqueak, named George, had a life-threatening tumor removed from his head last week at the Lort Smith Animal Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.
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Lonesome No More: George the Giant Tortoise on Public Display in NYC
lonesome George, tortoises, pinta island tortoise subspecies, endangered species
September 19th, 2014
The famous giant tortoise, Lonesome George, holds his head high, even in death.
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Chimps Are Naturally Violent, Study Suggests
Chimp in tree
September 17th, 2014
A new, 54-year study suggests coordinated aggression is innate to chimpanzees, and is not linked to human interference.
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Watch Live! Colossal Squid Undergoes Autopsy
A colossal squid caught with a long line in the Ross Sea will undergo a live autopsy.
September 15th, 2014
The giant beast is being housed in New Zeland and scientists hope the autopsy will help to answer some of the mysteries surrounding the colossal squid.
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Climate Change Affects Shark Swimming in Strange Way
A catshark rests in the water.
September 16th, 2014
Sharks might not be able to adapt to acidified ocean water if climate change continues as-is, new research suggests. Exposure to ocean acidification changed sharks' nighttime swimming behavior.
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