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Rare Dinosaur Fossil Unearthed In Canada During Pipeline Construction
Oct 03, 2013 14:50 PM E
A construction crew working on a pipeline in Alberta stumbled upon a rare dinosaur fossil. The nearly intact dinosaur tail will be carted off and prepared for study.
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Bigfoot Footage, DNA Evidence Released By Sasquatch Genome Project, But Not Everyone Is Buying It
Oct 03, 2013 13:23 PM E
Bigfoot footage was shown to reporters in Dallas, Tex., by the Sasquatch Genome Project yesterday. The group also released a study in their own journal, DeNovo, which presents DNA evidence for the existence of Bigfoot which was allegedly verified by labs around the country.
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Traffic Fumes Cause Honeybees To Get Confused
Oct 03, 2013 13:06 PM E
Honeybees rely on their acute sense of smell to navigate the environment and locate flowers for pollen collection. But car exhaust in urban areas is screwing with the bees’ ability to recognize when food is near, according to a new study.
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Asian Citrus Psyllid Insect Carries Tree-Killing Disease, Prompts California Quarantine
Oct 02, 2013 18:19 PM E
The detection of Asian citrus psyllid has prompted California to set up quarantines in two counties. The pest is a carrier of huanglongbing, a disease that kills citrus trees. Only one case of huanglongbing disease has ever been detected in California, in 2012.
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Endangered Siberian Tiger Making Comeback In China With Human Help
Oct 02, 2013 16:51 PM E
The Siberian tiger appears to be making a comeback in China, where just a few dozen remained in the wild after decades of being hunted. Rigorous conservation efforts there have doubled the tiger population in the country.
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Sumatran Tiger Cub Birth At London Zoo, First In 17 Years, Is Captured On Hidden Camera [VIDEO]
Oct 02, 2013 16:21 PM E
The Sumatran tiger Melati gave birth to her first cub, the London Zoo's first tiger cub birth in 17 years. The tiger cub birth was captured on hidden camera, as zookeepers wanted to leave Mealti alone during her 105-day labor.
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Jellyfish Invade Swedish Nuclear Power Plant, Force Operators To Close Reactor After Filtration System Becomes Clogged
Oct 02, 2013 14:39 PM E
Jellyfish invaded a nuclear power plant in Sweden, clogging one of the reactor’s cooling pipes and forcing the operators to close it down. Scientists warn that clogs like this are becoming more common.
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20 Roman Skulls Found Deep Beneath London Railway Station During Crossrail Dig
Oct 02, 2013 13:50 PM E
20 Roman skulls, along with some pottery, were discovered in London this week. The Roman-era artifacts may have been carried downriver by the "lost" River Walbrook. Some historians believe that skulls found along the Thames, like these new discoveries, belonged to the victims of the 1st century Queen Boudicca, the leader of a Celtic tribe who rose up against the Romans.
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Asian Giant Hornet Kills 28 In East Asia, Also Spotted In US
Oct 02, 2013 12:02 PM E
Asian giant hornets have killed 28 people in central China and are reportedly breeding in larger numbers this year. Experts say climate change may be responsible for the rise in the number of Asian giant hornets in central China. The hornet has also been spotted in the U.S.
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Man Revives Shark: See Amazing Video Of Florida Fisherman Saving 300-Pound Bull Shark [VIDEO]
Oct 02, 2013 11:54 AM E
A bull shark was revived by a man after it was unhooked from a catch and release.
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Panda Cam Goes Dark: Government Shutdown Ruins The One Thing We Can All Agree On
Oct 01, 2013 17:30 PM E
The panda cam at the Smithsonian National Zoo has gone dark due to the government shutdown. Although the panda cam is sponsored by Ford and run with the help of volunteers, inessential staff are not allowed on Zoo grounds during the government shutdown.
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Tanzania’s Deadly Lake Natron Turns Animals Into Calcified Statues
Oct 01, 2013 16:47 PM E
Lake Natron, a saline lake in northern Tanzania, is a deadly body of water most wildlife assumes is better to avoid. But a number of birds, most notably the Lesser Flamingo, breed there, and when they die, their bodies become calcified in the lake’s salty waters.
Shark eats whale
Shark Eats Whale: See Incredible Video Of Great Whites Tearing Carcass Apart [VIDEO]
Oct 01, 2013 13:12 PM E
Three great whites, a dozen blue sharks, and some maritime birds feast on a whale carcass. See the incredible footage here.
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Scientists Create GMO Olive Flies To Protect Spain’s Olives, But Are They Safe?
Oct 01, 2013 11:51 AM E
In an effort to protect Spain’s olives, scientists in the UK have created a species of genetically modified olive flies to kill off the pests. But are they safe?
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