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This Dolphin Hunts Fish With ‘Net’ Made of Mud – National Geographic

//assets.nationalgeographic.com/modules-video/latest/assets/ngsEmbeddedVideo.html?guid=00000164-d217-da64-afed-de5fbffa0000 Rare video shows bottlenose dolphin using ‘mud-ring feeding’ technique alone. More often a group behavior, it has only been observed in Florida dolphins.[…] Source: This Dolphin Hunts Fish With ‘Net’ Made of Mud Advertisements

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New Splendid Species Discovered

New species discovery means iconic animal could be much closer to extinction than we thought! One of the world’s most spectacular frogs has remained under the radar of zoologists for almost 100 years. Sylvia’s Tree Frog, Cruziohyla sylviae sp n.was originally collected in … Continue reading

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Brazilian Hummingbird Makes the Highest-Pitched Call Of Any Bird

The black Jacobin emits a shrill noise that sounds more like a frog or a cricket, leaving scientists puzzled. Source: Brazilian Hummingbird Makes the Highest-Pitched Call Of Any Bird

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Vampire Bat Bites Help Shield Peruvians from Rabies

Researchers find some Peruvians are immune to the rabies virus, due to their exposure to the virus from vampire bat bites. Source: Vampire Bat Bites Help Shield Peruvians from Rabies

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Why Does Everyone Hate Pigeons?

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How Do Animals See the World?

Animal eyes come in the most spectacular range of styles, shapes, and sizes. There are eyes with lenses made of rock, eyes that can look up and down at the same time, and eyes that can spot prey from a … Continue reading

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A Flock of Angry Geese Chase a Slow Moving Alligator Across Golf Course at a PGA Invitational

During the second annual Christie’s Critters Invitational on The Champion Course at PGA National, golfers were caught off guard when they saw a giant alligator cross the golf course. Even more amazing was the flock of angry geese engaging in … Continue reading

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Translating elephant seal data into a symphony provides surprising insights – ScienceBlog.com

A recent paper published in Frontiers in Marine Science on the visualization and sonification of animal tracks showcases the collaboration between the Red Sea Research Center and the Visualization Core Lab. The authors of the paper, including Carlos Duarte, Paul … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2018 Google Doodle

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‘Rip Van Winkle’ plants hide underground for up to 20 years – ScienceBlog.com

Scores of plant species are capable of living dormant under the soil for up to 20 years, enabling them to survive through difficult times, a new study has found. An international team of academics has found that at least 114 … Continue reading

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