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01-29-2023
Why are some black bears actually brown?
Sometimes the common names for animals can end up being rather confusing. For example, guinea pigs are not related to pigs and neither are they native to Guinea. In the case of American black bears, not all of them are black. In fact, they come in a range of colors, including brown (also known as cinnamon), blond, or bluish-grey, and some even have coats with mixed colors.  Scientists have wondered why there is this diversity in coat color among black bears. Some have hypothesized that the cinnamon...
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01-04-2023
Dogs use their tails more for communication than movement
In the animal kingdom, tails come in many shapes, sizes,...
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01-04-2023
Pollinator populations have experienced dramatic changes
Pollinators have an essential function, helping numerous plants reproduce, and...
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01-03-2023
Early dinosaurs benefited from changes in global climate
According to a recent study published in the journal Current...
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01-02-2023
More than 350 new species discovered in 2022
In 2022, by searching through its collections, as well as...
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01-01-2023
Primates have greater diversity on Indigenous lands
A new study has confirmed that primate diversity is greater...
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12-30-2022
Rare Arctic snowy owl spotted in Southern California
This week, birdwatchers flocked to Cypress in Southern California to...
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12-30-2022
Grazing animals play a key role in stabilizing soil carbon
A new study led by the Indian Institute of Science...
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12-29-2022
Loss of fruit-eating animals will endanger the Atlantic Forest
The Atlantic Forest is one of the most diverse natural...
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12-29-2022
Unearthing ancient viruses could spark a new pandemic
Recently, several international experts have started to raise alarms about...
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12-28-2022
Fatal coyote attack linked to extreme weather conditions
In 2009, nineteen-year-old Taylor Mitchell was killed by coyotes while...
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12-28-2022
Hippopotamus population hit hard by habitat destruction
A new study from Pensoft Publishers highlights the destructive impacts...
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12-28-2022
Insect swarms charge the atmosphere with static electricity
Lightning during thunderstorms reminds us of the charged nature of...
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