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The legend of Utah bobcat Mr. Murderbritches

[embedded content] A video featuring a viral star from 2018 has resurfaced, and the legend of his name still resonates with fans of wildlife and felines on the internet. A 4- to 6-month-old bobcat in Utah earned the nickname “Mr….

Why new buildings in NYC are about to become much safer for birds

Maybe you’ve seen it happen at your home. A bird comes soaring by, not realizing there’s a window there, and collides with the glass. Hopefully, he’s just dazed and slowly flies away. But researchers estimate that glass collisions kill up…

How did animals survive 'Snowball Earth'?

As humans heat up the Earth with greenhouse gases, we’re recreating an ancient climate unlike anything our species has ever seen. This is drawing more attention to the history of Earth’s climates, especially warm periods like the Pliocene Epoch, which…

The Adorable and Rare Red Squirrels of Scotland | VR 180 | BBC Earth

Red squirrels are a native species to the UK, but sadly their numbers in decline. We spoke to wildlife photographer Andy Howard about the adorable forest residents.Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub Watch more:Planet Earth http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthPlaylistBlue Planet http://bit.ly/BluePlanetPlaylistPlanet Earth II http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthIIPlaylistPlanet Dinosaur http://bit.ly/PlanetDinoPlaylist Science…

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Forest fragmentation hits wildlife hardest in the tropics

(Oregon State University) Animals that evolved in environments subject to large-scale habitat-altering events like fires and storms are better equipped to handle forest fragmentation caused by human development than species in low-disturbance environments.

Whales may owe their efficient digestion to millions of tiny microbes

(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) A study by researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) shows that the microbial communities inside whales may play an important role in the digestion of one of the ocean’s most abundant carbon-rich lipids, known as a wax ester.

Australia receives first Fossil Award at COP25 for bushfire response by Prime Minister

Australia, Brazil and Japan all shared equally the first Fossil of the Day award of the United Nations Climate Conference COP25 in Madrid. A very moving statement was read out by one of the Australian Fridays For Future students in…

Science around the planet uses images of earth from the space station

(NASA/Johnson Space Center) Astronaut photography from the space station provides regional and global perspectives of land surfaces and what is changing on those land surfaces which is the basis for a variety of scientific research.