Lone Wolf May Be Roaming Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon wolf
October 31st, 2014
A wayward gray wolf has been spotted several times this month around the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. It could be the first of its species to roam Arizona in 70 years.
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US Salamander Hotspot Could Fall to New Disease
a fire salamander infected with a fungus
October 30th, 2014
A deadly new fungal disease that originated in Asia is killing salamanders and newts in Europe and could soon land on U.S. shores, home to the most diverse population of salamanders worldwide.
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Photos: Ice Age Mammoth Unearthed in Idaho
A student brushes the mammoth fossil.
October 28th, 2014
Mammoth bones more than 70,000 years old emerged from the eroded river banks of a reservoir in Idaho this month. Paleontologists and students raced to rescue part of the beast's skull and a tusk, but they suspect more lies below the surface.
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How to Keep Race Horses Fracture Free
Galloping horses racing
October 30th, 2014
In elite racehorses, biology is pushed to the limit, it’s not surprising then that injuries most commonly occur where the highest loads are generated.
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70,000-Year-Old Mammoth Skeleton Uncovered in Idaho
Mammoth
October 28th, 2014
A mammoth skeleton was discovered this month on the banks of a reservoir in Idaho. Paleontologists have rescued part of its skull and a tusk, but there could be a lot more buried below the surface.
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5 Spooky Spider Myths Busted
Brown Recluse Spider
October 28th, 2014
Sure, they look creepy, but spiders aren't as spooky as you might think.
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Zombie Ants to Ghost Frogs: 6 Real Halloween Monsters
Vampire Bat
October 30th, 2014
Halloween is a time to celebrate mythical creatures that haunt our dreams, but some of these beasts have real-life counterparts in the animal world.
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How Animals are Affected by Ebola — in West Africa and Abroad (Op-Ed)
dog-whiskers
October 29th, 2014
Local heroes are looking out for animals as Ebola spreads through West Africa.
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Ice Age Extinctions Could Predict Modern Die-Offs
Pleistocene megafauna
October 28th, 2014
The loss of so many large species, such as woolly mammoths and saber-toothed cats, around 12,000 years ago could help researchers predict what will happen as mammals such as elephants, rhinoceroses and tigers disappear today.
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