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NJ biologists remove arrow from injured deer's head

Biologists from New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife have successfully removed an arrow that had pierced both sides of a deer's head.

Animals November 13, 2013

New scorpion species spotted in Turkey, bite as deadly as mosquito's

A new species of scorpion was discovered in Turkey. It might look frightening but it might not be as dangerous as people might think.

Animals November 13, 2013

Peccaries lead scientists to ancient cave drawings in Brazil

Scientists chasing Peccaries in Brazil, stumbled upon ancient cave drawings.

Animals November 13, 2013

Starfish graveyard along California coastline found, mysterious disease blamed

Starfish along the California coastline are getting infected by a baffling disease that turns them into slime.

Animals November 6, 2013

Flesh-eating giant platypus fossil found in Australia

A modern-day platypus might be considered by a lot of people as cute, but a newly discovered extinct species of the animal might not fit the description.

Animals November 6, 2013

Grasshopper mouse gobbles stinging scorpion: How?

The grasshopper mouse can eat the bark scorpion, thanks to evolution without any signs of pain.

Animals October 28, 2013

Gold does grow on trees (at least on eucalyptus leaves)

Scientists in Australia have confirmed that there are gold particles on eucalyptus leaves. The trees tap into underground ore deposits as its roots search for water and nutrients.

Animals October 24, 2013

Get your own real dinosaur skeleton for £500k

Bones of a Diplodocus longus, a dinosaur from the Late Jurassic era, will be put on sale in Britain in November.

Animals October 20, 2013

Yeti mystery solved? British scientist claims it's real and cousin of polar bear

A British scientist has suggested that the legendary Yeti could be a hybrid of the polar and brown bears.

Animals October 18, 2013

Rare saber-tooth whale found dead in California shore

A rare saber-tooth whale washed ashore and was found dead at the Venice Beach in Southern California.

Animals October 17, 2013

Found: Fossil of 46-million-year-old mosquito with tummy full of blood

A fossilized mosquito with preserved blood components inside its belly has been discovered in northwest Montana.

Animals October 16, 2013

18-foot-long carcass of oarfish found off California coast

A staff member of the Catalina Island Maritime Institute has found a dead 18-foot oarfish in the waters off Toyon Bay.

Animals October 16, 2013

NASA ban on Chinese scientists heavily criticized

A ban by NASA on Chinese participants to attend the Kepler conference has been heavily criticized by Chinese, as well as U.S. scientists.

Animals October 14, 2013

Termites' powerful weapon against extermination? Their own poop

Scientists trying to understand why destructive wood-eating termites are so resistant to efforts to exterminate them have come up with an unusually repugnant explanation.

Animals October 3, 2013

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