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Great White Shark
Maui Shark Attack, Woman Loses Arm: Snorkler In Critical Condition After Shark Bites Below Shoulder
Aug 16, 2013 12:13 PM E
A Maui shark attack leaves a German woman critically injured
snail
Sea Snail Hatches From OC Boy’s Knee: How Did 4-Year-Old Paul Franklin End Up With A Small Mollusk In His Leg?
Aug 15, 2013 17:29 PM E
A sea snail hatched from an Orange County boy’s knee, three weeks after a trip to the beach. How did 4-year-old Paul Franklin end up with a small mollusk in his leg?
petroglyph
Nevada Petroglyphs Are Oldest Rock Etchings Ever Found In North America, Dating Back At Least 10,000 Years [STUDY]
Aug 15, 2013 17:12 PM E
Petroglyphs found etched into boulders in a dried-up lake in Nevada are the oldest rock carvings ever found in North America, a new study in the Journal of Archaeological Science says.
olinguito
New Mammal Discovered: Olinguito, A Teddy-Bear-Like Creature, Is First Carnivore Found In Western Hemisphere In 35 Years
Aug 15, 2013 16:33 PM E
The olinguito, an adorable teddy-bear-like mammal that lives in the Andes Mountains, is the first carnivore to be discovered in the West in 35 years. The discovery of the olinguito was announced by the Smithsonian today.
slow loris
Slow Loris Video: Are Cute Animal Viral Videos Harming Endangered Species? [VIDEO]
Aug 15, 2013 12:38 PM E
Cute animal videos like the 2009 slow loris video, which featured a man tickling a slow loris named Sonya, may accelerate the destruction of endangered species, according to a new study published by primatologist Anna Nekaris in PLOS ONE.
Shark within a shark
Turducken Of The Sea: Delaware Researchers Catch A Shark Eating A Shark! [PHOTO]
Aug 14, 2013 23:59 PM E
Shark within a shark was captured by researchers of the University of Delaware. See the stunning photo here!
mosquito
Mosquito Tracking Drones: Florida Officials Will Use Bird-Shaped ‘Maveric’ To Mount Attack Against State’s Bug Problem [VIDEO]
Aug 14, 2013 17:57 PM E
Mosquito tracking drones could be the answer to Florida’s fierce pest problem. State officials will begin testing the use of the “Maveric,” an unmanned aerial vehicle fitted with infrared cameras, to locate (and maybe destroy?) bug-infested areas. Mosquito tracking drones – the pinnacle of the golden age of innovation.
Hammerhead gives birth
Hammerhead Shark Gives Birth To Pups On Florida Beach: Watch Astonishing Miracle On Video
Aug 13, 2013 13:54 PM E
A hammerhead shark gives birth to a litter of pups before a crowd of onlookers at a Florida beach. Watch the incredible video here.
pacu skinnydippers
Pacu Skinnydippers: Piranha-Like Fish Eats Testicles, Scandinavians Warned To Keep Swimsuits On [VIDEO]
Aug 13, 2013 11:08 AM E
Pacu and skinnydippers don’t mix, say authorities in Scandinavia. The pacu, a carnivorous fish normally found in the Amazon basin, has an appetite for men’s genitals. Because of the pacu, skinnydippers are warned to keep their private parts covered.
elephant revenge
Elephants Take Revenge: Angry Herd Storms Indian Villages, Smashes Homes After Train Kills One Of Their Own [VIDEO]
Aug 09, 2013 15:55 PM E
Elephants take revenge in India after one of their own was struck and killed by a train. Fifteen elephants stormed Indian villages near Dhanbad, a city in the Indian state of Jharkhand, smashing homes and even a schoolhouse.
frankenfish record
‘Frankenfish’ Record: Is Caleb Newton’s 17Lb, 6Oz Monster Catch In Virginia The Biggest Snakehead Ever Caught? [VIDEO]
Aug 08, 2013 12:32 PM E
A “Frankenfish” record has been set by one die-hard Virginia fisherman. Caleb Newton’s 17lb, 6oz catch will go into the fisherman’s hall-of-fame as the biggest snakehead ever caught. The latest “Frankenfish” record broke the previous record set in 2004 in Japan by just 2 ounces.
Dead shark in NYC Subway
Shark On New York Subway UPDATE: How Did A Dogfish End Up Inside A Train Car? [PHOTO]
Aug 07, 2013 15:23 PM E
A dead shark in a NYC subway was discovered Wednesday after midnight. Why and how did the shark end up in a train car?
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Dolphin Social Memories: Dolphins Remember Friends' Unique Whistles After Decades Of Separation [STUDY]
Aug 07, 2013 12:20 PM E
Dolphins' social memories can last as long as 20 years, a study from the University of Chicago found. Study author Jason Bruck studied 43 bottlenose dolphins using 1,200 dolphin whistles.
whale skull
15-Million-Year-Old, 1000-Pound Baleen Whale Skull Unearthed Along The Potomac River In Virginia [VIDEO]
Aug 06, 2013 17:08 PM E
A 15 million-year-old, 1,000-pound baleen whale skull has been unearthed at the banks of the Potomac River in Stratfield, Va. The 1,000-pound whale bone dates from the Mocene era, which lasted from about 23 million to 5 million years ago.
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