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Top 10 Weird Ways Animals Stay Warm in Winter
Animals  (tags: animals, cold weather, photos, cold, skills, biology, behavior )

Giana
- 256 days ago - news.discovery.com
Cold weather drains animals' energy supplies by sucking away their body heat. To conquer the cold, animals evolved astounding survival skills such as antifreeze blood, lounging by hot springs, and even having gender-bender orgies.
Rarely Seen Risso's Dolphin Washes Ashore on Maui
Animals  (tags: Dolphins..mammals, suffering, endangered, biology, death )

Dee
- 271 days ago - timesunion.com
This Nov. 16, 2013 photo provided by Hawaii Pacific University shows a rarely seen Risso's dolphin stranded on the beach in Paia, Hawaii. A necropsy indicated the dolphin had pneumonia and heart disease. Scientists estimate about 2,000 Risso's dolphins..
Government Plans to Euthanize Hundreds of Threatened Desert Tortoises It Was Supposed to Protect
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, endangered, Austerity, Biology, Protest, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 360 days ago - rt.com
Federal funds for a Nevada-based desert tortoise conservation center are running dry and wildlife officials plan to close the facility and euthanize hundreds of tortoises that were once classified as "endangered" and are currently considered "threatened."
Prairie Dogs' Language Decoded By Scientists
Animals  (tags: prairie dogs, wildanimals, wildlife, science, protection, research, biology )

Michael
- 426 days ago - cbc.ca
Did that prairie dog just call you fat? Quite possibly. On The Current Friday, biologist Con Slobodchikoff described how he learned to understand what prairie dogs are saying to one another and discovered how eloquent they can be.
Honeybee Parasite Found in Scotland
Animals  (tags: Animals, Biodiversity, Biology, Conservation, Ecology, Food, Insects, Natural resources, Pollinators, Sustainability, UK )

Judy
- 548 days ago - planetearth.nerc.ac.uk
A parasite affecting honeybees has been spotted in Scotland for the first time, potentially posing a new threat to our battered bee population.
Storm Petrel Seabirds Can Smell Their Relatives
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, birds, seabirds, mating, inbreeding, smell, research, biology, genetic compatibility )

Pia
- 764 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In a "recognition test", European storm petrels chose to avoid the scent of a relative in favour of approaching the smell of an unrelated bird. The researchers think this behaviour prevents the birds from "accidentally inbreeding".
Endangered Species Set for Stem Cell Rescue
Animals  (tags: stem cell, rescue, species, biology )

Suzane
- 1082 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In a novel marriage of conservation and modern biology, scientists have created stem cells from two endangered species, which could help ensure their survival.
Glowing Shark Wears Cloak of Invisibility
Animals  (tags: Shark, invisibility, biology, ecology )

Suzane
- 1114 days ago - news.discovery.com
The splendid lantern shark, which lives very deep in the ocean, can glow in the dark.The bioluminescence facilitates the small shark in mating, schooling and other behaviors.
20 Unbelievable TED Talks About Animals
Animals  (tags: Animals, Biology, TED Talks, Lectures, Pets )

Nancy
- 1397 days ago - bestuniversities.com
One does not need a degree in biology to appreciate these fantastic lectures, merely an open mind and a curiosity about the world beyond humans.
Marine Protected Areas: A Solution for Saving the Penguin
Animals  (tags: Penguin, Biology )

Nancy
- 1647 days ago - sciencedaily.com
These results are published on 10 February 2010 on the website of the journal Biology Letters.
Small Insect With a Big Heart: 'Giving' Aphids Endangered By Their Selflessness
Animals  (tags: Darwin, biology, Heart )

Nancy
- 1655 days ago - sciencedaily.com
One of the founding principles of Darwin's theory is that biological evolution has been shaped by the survival of the fittest.
Fate of Cottonwood Pack Uncertain
Animals  (tags: animals, wolves, wolf, cottonwood, pack, fate, yellowstone, montana, suffering, endangered, cruelty, extinction, killing, sadness, death, hunters, investigation, wildlife, protection, humans, environment, habitat, research, science, biology, study )

Tom
- 1755 days ago - billingsgazette.com
Animal rights advocates and environmentalists have said the killing of the pack's two alpha wolves, as well as a collared female and pup, will result in the death of the pack's remaining wolves. The survivors include four adult gray males and two pups.
Shooting of Collared Wolves Impacts Research
Animals  (tags: animals, wolves, wolf, yellowstone, montana, suffering, endangered, cruelty, extinction, killing, sadness, death, hunters, investigation, wildlife, protection, humans, environment, habitat, research, science, biology, study )

Tom
- 1755 days ago - billingsgazette.com
Yellowstone National Park's scientific research on wolves got caught in the crossfire of Montana's inaugural wolf season when hunters killed two collared wolves just north of the park earlier this month. "They (the wolves) got caught off guard."
How the Turtle's Shell Developed
Animals  (tags: animals, Turtles, shells, wildlife, Biology, research, study, interesting, scientists )

Dee
- 1868 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Science reporter, BBC News - - Scientists have revealed a spectacular insight into turtle evolution - how the unique animals get their shells. A Japanese team studied the development of turtle embryos to find out why - - -
Atlantic Bird Makes Slow Resurgence
Animals  (tags: rare, biology, birds, endangered, threatened, wildlife, human threats, wildlife, birds, animals, extinction, GoodNews, endangered, AnimalWelfare )


- 2575 days ago - news.yahoo.com
CHARLESTOWN, R.I. - The tiny Atlantic piping plover, a federally protected bird, has given beachgoers headaches for decades. The species breeds on East Coast beaches during warm weather, which means entire stretches of shoreline can be put off limits just
 

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