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Posts tagged ecology

March 8, 2017

 

These look-a-like cheetahs show off their spots for a family portrait.

Cheetahs Cut from the Same Cloth

Cheetahs have survived devastating climate change and a resulting genetic bottleneck.

August 23, 2014

 

Healthy Indiana bats hibernating in Missouri.

The Bugs Will Love This

Research suggests White Nose Syndrome in bats will have bleak ecological and economic consequences.

April 10, 2014

 

If you ever bump into one of these guys, don't touch! They could carry disease.

Invasion Of The Giant African Land Snails

In Florida, there are invasive snails the size of rodents -- and they're wreaking havoc!

December 5, 2013

 

A manatee, down on her luck, looks for a warm place to lay her weary head.

Keeping Manatees Warm in the Winter

Manatees take winter refuge near power plants to stay warm; but plant closures threaten their survival.

November 22, 2013

 

Fluffy may be cute, but she's not too cute to kill.

U.S. Cats Responsible For Billions Of Bird Deaths, Study Finds

New research reveals how many birds are killed by cats each year. The numbers will alarm you!

October 11, 2013

 

Oh hey, Pup. You ready to be someone's best friend?

How Did Dogs Become “Man’s Best Friend?”

We've all heard the phrase "dog is man's best friend." But how did dogs get to be so friendly with humans?

September 5, 2013

 

What could help save the bees?

Bees And Pesticides Don’t Mix

A phenomenon called colony collapse disorder occurs when worker honeybees abruptly disappear from a beehive. Both beekeepers and scientists are worried.

August 27, 2013

 

Could your cat be a killer?

Killer Cats: Cats Kill Up To 3.7 Billion Birds Each Year

As a cat owner and cat lover I can't help but be a little defensive. And I wonder: don't other pets kills wild animals, too?

August 26, 2013

 

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Revealing The Fungus Among Us

Chantrelle or portabella are fungi we think about while ordering dinner, but this is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to fungi.

August 19, 2013

 

These penguins could benefit from climate change

Climate Change May Actually Help Penguins

Is it possible that some animals actually benefit from climate change?

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