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New Turkey-Sized Dinosaur From Australia Preserved in an Ancient Log-Jam

The partial skeleton of a new species of turkey-sized herbivorous dinosaur has been discovered in 113 million year old rocks in southeastern Australia. The fossilized tail and foot bones give new insight into the diversity of the small, bipedal...
10-Jan-2018 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Water Extraction in the Colorado River Places Native Species at Risk of Extinction

Agriculture and domestic activities consume much of the Colorado River water that once flowed to the Colorado Delta and Northern Gulf of California. The nature and extent of impact of this fresh-water loss on the ecology and fisheries of the...
7-Dec-2017 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


Scientists Urge Endangered Listing for Cheetahs

In a study published today in the open-access journal PeerJ, researchers present evidence that low cheetah population estimates in southern Africa support a call to list the cheetah as “Endangered” on the International Union for Conservation of...
11-Dec-2017 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Researchers Map the Illegal Use of Natural Resources in the Protected Brazilian Amazon

New research published in the open access peer-reviewed journal PeerJ uses law enforcement data collected from 2010 to 2015 to understand the geographical distribution of the illegal use of natural resources across the region’s protected area...
6-Oct-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Ancient Petrified Salamander Reveals Its Last Meal

A new study on an exceptionally preserved salamander from the Eocene of France reveals that its soft organs are conserved under its skin and bones. Organs preserved in three dimensions include the lung, nerves, gut, and within it, the last meal of...
3-Oct-2017 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Woolly Rhino Neck Ribs Provide Clues About Their Decline and Eventual Extinction

Researchers from the Naturalis Biodiversity Center in Leiden examined woolly rhino and modern rhino neck vertebrae from several European and American museum collections and noticed that the remains of woolly rhinos from the North Sea often possess a...
25-Aug-2017 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


An Alternative to Wolf Control to Save Endangered Caribou

In a recent study, researchers used a new Canadian government policy as an experiment and found that reducing invasive moose populations has led to population stability for endangered caribou herds.
25-Aug-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


A Potential Breeding Site of a Miocene Era Baleen Whale

Baleen whales are amongst the largest animals to have ever lived and yet very little is known about their breeding habits. One researcher’s second look at previously found baleen whale fossils from Japan provides new evidence of a now long-gone...
18-Aug-2017 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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