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Beaked Whales , A Myserious Deep Water Species
Science & Tech  (tags: whales, wildlife, habitat, environment, extinction, research, science )

Raven Sky
- 1955 days ago - physorg.com
Recent studies have shown that the beaks of Beaked Whales which are thought to be competition between males, actually evolved thorugh Sexual Selection. Very little is known about these mysterious beings of the deep
Dinosaurs - More Lucky Than Most
Science & Tech  (tags: dinosaurs, crurotarsans, evolution, adaptability, extinction )

RC
- 2048 days ago - nytimes.com
A new scientific study claims before dinosaurs got unlucky and were wiped out, they thrived because they were lucky, not because they were genetically better or more adaptable than other species.
We Are Running Out Out Time! So, Race To Save Our Chimpanzees
Science & Tech  (tags: endangered, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, wildlife, suffering, killing, killed, wildlife, extinction, rescued, conservation, animalwelfare, abuse, AnimalCruelty, animaladvocates, cruelty )

DobieMax
- 2115 days ago - chimpeden.com
I remember when Louis Leaky gave Jane Goodall an opportunity for her research. Now, she is giving other people opportunities through the Jane Goodall Institute. Chimpanzees are being rescue to go live at Chimp Eden. Love, DobieMax
Phew! Humans May Have Faced Extinction
Science & Tech  (tags: study, extinction, human, human evolution )


- 2189 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Human beings may have had a brush with extinction 70,000 years ago, an extensive genetic study suggests. Numbers dwindled down to 2,000 due to drought.
Stinking Seas Not to Blame for 'Mother of All Mass Extinctions'
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, habitat, environment, extinction )

Kate
- 2221 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Scientists on Sunday said they had ruled out a key hypothesis to explain Earth's greatest extinction, when 95 percent of marine species and 70 percent of land species were wiped out.
Clovis-Age Overkill Did Not Take Out California's Flightless Sea Duck
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, climate, hypothesis, investigation, research, discovery, science, bird, California, duck, Palaeoindian, habitat, extinction )

J.
- 2227 days ago - pmr.uoregon.edu
These birds are evolutionary oddities that developed almost exclusively in settings without major populations of terrestrial predators.Their demise can't be attributed to human hunting because their remains are absent from Pleistocene archaeological sites
Bird Not Seen for 80 Years Spotted in Pacific
Science & Tech  (tags: Birds, endangered, environment, extinction, GoodNews, goodnews, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Brendan
- 2238 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A bird not seen for almost 80 years has been rediscovered in the Pacific to the delight of conservationists.
Amur Leopard Cub Goes Outside for First Time
Science & Tech  (tags: Amur Leopards, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, cats, endangered, extinction, goodnews, habitat, humans, protection, rescued, wildanimals, wildlife )

Brendan
- 2243 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A rare Amur leopard cub has finally ventured out into the world at a British zoo today.
Rain Forests Fall at 'Alarming' Rate
Science & Tech  (tags: Africa's rain forest, environmental, humans, destructiveness, extinction )


- 2269 days ago - news.yahoo.com
"From Brazil to central Africa to once-lush islands in Asia's archipelagos, human encroachment is shrinking the world's rain forests."
The Best: Extinct Animals, From An Elephant Bird to a 10-Foot-Long, 4-Eyed Spider
Science & Tech  (tags: research, discovery, animals, history, interesting, extinction )

Simone
- 2286 days ago - wired.com
1) Carcharodon megalodon Description A shark twice the length of a great white, this 50-foot killing machine had serrated teeth the size of bowie knives. You would definitely need a bigger boat. Last seen 1.6 million years ago.
Did Insects Kill the Dinosaurs?
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, studying, conditions, Cretaceous Period, dinosaurs, extinction, or was it )

Patricia
- 2292 days ago - .time.com
By now scientists have a pretty good idea of what conditions were like during the Cretaceous period, which started 135 million years ago, and came to a sudden end 70 million years later, with the death of the dinosaurs. Or at least they think they do----
Science/Nature | Extinction Threat to Wild Salmon
Science & Tech  (tags: fish, wild salmon, extinction, bears, parasites )

Sharon
- 2321 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Wild salmon on Canada's west coast are being driven to extinction by parasites from nearby fish farms.Sea lice from farms are known to infect wild salmon,the probability of extinction is 100% and the only question is how long it is going to take.
Lice From Fish Farms Threaten Canadian Wild Salmon
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, animals, fish, Canada, extinction, interesting )

Caitlin
- 2321 days ago - reuters.com
Infestations of sea lice at salmon farms on Canada's west coast are threatening local wild pink salmon populations and could result in their extinction in another four years.
Great Beasts Peppered From Space
Science & Tech  (tags: ice age, mammoths, bison, mastodon, giant sloth, sabre-toothed tigers, animals, space, meteorites, impacts, discovery, evidence, DNA, scientists, research, extinction )

Laurel
- 2323 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Startling evidence has been found which shows mammoth and other great beasts from the last ice age were blasted with material that came from space.
Threatened Birds May Be Rarer Than Geographic Range Maps Suggest
Science & Tech  (tags: birds, animal welfare, endangered, environment, extinction, habitat, wildlife, research, science, study, technology )

J.
- 2325 days ago - ucsdnews.ucsd.edu
Geographic range maps that allow conservationists to estimate the distribution of birds may vastly underestimate the actual population size of threatened species and those with specific habitats.
 

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