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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Patience, Persistence Reveal Sharks' True Nature
sharks, animal behavior, caribbean reef sharks
September 11th, 2014
Sharks are not simple-minded killers — in fact, many tend to be social, with individual personalities.
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New Protections for Sharks Take Effect This Weekend
Shark fins
September 12th, 2014
Good news for shark lovers: This weekend, new international laws will go into effect to strengthen protections for five shark species that are threatened by overfishing.
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Big Cats Eat Dogs in India, Leopard Poop Reveals
Leopard on camera
September 11th, 2014
By examining leopard poop in rural India, scientists discovered that the big cats have a surprising favorite food: domestic dogs.
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Ancient Swamp Creature Sported 'Mick Jagger' Lips
Mick Jagger at photocall for his new movie "Stones in Exile" at the 63rd Festival de Cannes. May 19, 2010 Cannes, France
September 11th, 2014
Researchers discovered fossils from an ancient swamp creature in Egypt that they named after Mick Jagger from the Rolling Stones for its huge lips.
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Sharks Need Healthy Coral Reefs, 10-Year Study Finds
blacktip reef shark
September 10th, 2014
Healthy coral reefs, known for their brightly colored spiny and soft layers, provide a boon for sharks swimming through Australia's Great Barrier Reef, reports a new 10-year study that captured sharks on video camera.
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First Swimming Dinosaur Was 'Half-Duck, Half-Crocodile'
skeletal reconstruction of Spinosaurus aegyptiacus.
September 11th, 2014
The iconic Spinosaurus, a dinosaur known largely from bones destroyed in a World War II bombing, was adapted for life in the water, new research finds. This beast was "half-duck, half-crocodile," the researchers added.
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