Rare Red Fox Reappears in Yosemite Park
Sierra Nevada red fox
January 29th, 2015
The elusive and rare Sierra Nevada red fox has been spotted in Yosemite National Park for the first time in nearly a century.
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All About the Bass: How Baleen Whales Hear Very Low Frequencies
fin whale skull
January 29th, 2015
Little is known about how baleen whales process low-frequency sounds. Now, researchers have found that baleen whales have specialized skulls that can capture the energy of low frequencies and direct it toward their ear bones to hear.
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Who's Who? Centuries-Old Owl Mix-Up Fixed
Desert tawny owl
January 29th, 2015
Once mistaken for another species of owl, the golden-eyed desert tawny owl is finally getting its due, thanks to a new study.
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African Golden Cat Attacks Monkeys in Rare Camera Trap Footage
african golden cat
January 28th, 2015
An African golden cat was caught on camera hunting a group of red colobus monkeys in Uganda.
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Doorstep Delivery of Shark Fin Soup Is in Bad Taste (Op-Ed)
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January 27th, 2015
The time has come to end home delivery of shark fin soup in the United States.
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Birdbrains? Hardly: Baby Chicks Know How to Count
Chicks ‘Count’ Up Left To Right - But Why? | Video
January 29th, 2015
Baby chicks seem to count from left to right just like humans, suggesting the mental representation of the number line is millions of years old.
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Mysteries Under the Mundane Help Save Species
Jake Ferguson studies seasonality to aid predictions of animal population trends
January 28th, 2015
Studying seasonality and the ebb and flow of resources helps this researcher predict animal population growth and decline.
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5 New Species of 'Shimmering' Goblin Spider Discovered
A female spider of the species Volboratella teresae.
January 28th, 2015
Researchers have discovered five new species of tiny, shimmering spiders with glittery bellies.
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