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March 21, 2019

 

Why Howler Monkeys Are Changing Color

Scientists think that pesticides are causing Costa Rican howler monkeys to change color.

March 20, 2019

 

What Groundhogs Are Really Looking For

Around the first week of February, male groundhogs emerge from hibernation to start looking for female groundhogs.

March 19, 2019

 

How Fruit Flies Learn To Behave

Fruit flies are capable of learning behavior and passing it down to subsequent generations.

March 18, 2019

 

Human Echolocation

Scientists have shown that many blind people develop enhanced hearing abilities.

March 15, 2019

 

Massive Cave Found In Canada

A newly discovered cave could very well be tens of thousands of years old, and dangerous to explore.

March 14, 2019

 

Magpie Egg Hormones

Magpie jays are omnivorous and known for their intelligence, curiosity and boisterous vocalizations. Some magpies behave very differently from others.

March 13, 2019

 

Global Warming May Happen More Rapidly Than Previously Thought

According to a new report from the United Nations, immediate solutions to global warming are needed to prevent the most serious effects of climate change.

March 12, 2019

 

Orangutans Dwelling On The Past

There are signs that orangutans are communicating about the past, the first evidence that primates other than humans have that ability.

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Kathy Hershey and a turkey vulture.

Wild Science: Turkey Vultures

The turkey vulture is supremely adapted for eating only dead things.

 

California Sea Lions primary diet is herring, clams, and other sea food.

Wild Science: The California Sea Lion

Wild Science headed to the Indianapolis Zoo to learn more about California Sea Lions.

 

Orangutans are intelligent, but also under threat by human agriculture.

Wild Science: Orangutans

Wild Science visits the Indianapolis Zoo, where staff explain the intelligence and behavior of orangutans, and how their species is being threatened by humans.

 

The center of gravity plays a key role in this punchable clown toy because it will always comes back to its upright form.

Why You Can’t Knock Down a Clown

Remember those inflatable clowns that stood about three feet high and had big red noses, meant for punching? Hit the clown as hard as you could, right back up.

 

Haven’t We Met?

If you suffered from the neurological disorder called "facial agnosia," you might not recognize the faces of close friends and family. How could this happen?

 

Learn why Diet-Coke floats and regular Coke doesn't!

How Do You Make A Diet-Coke Float?

Here is an at home experiment you can try! Learn about molecular density!

 

Watch out! Rattlesnakes are often colored similarly to their surroundings.

Wild Science: Timber Rattlesnakes

Rattlesnakes are an important component of our ecosystem, but are also potentially dangerous to humans.

 

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Wild Science: Opossums

They may look gross and scary, but that's just them playing "opossum." We visit Wildcare Inc., to find out more about the "garbage collector of the forest."

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