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Giraffes Are Basically Fuzzy Lightning Rods, New Research Suggests

Earlier this year, conservationists in South Africa discovered two adult giraffes struck down by lightning, signaling a potentially underrated risk for this majestic species. Read…

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Rare pink dolphins return to Hong Kong thanks to coronavirus lockdown

<p>Scientists say the mammals adapted more rapidly than expected to the quiet seas, offering a glimmer of hope for falling populations</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/dolphins-white-pink-hong-kong-chinese-humpback-wwf-b446771.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Mystery over death of 137 sea lions washed up on beach in Mexico

<p>Animals are a protected species in Mexico but not considered in danger of extinction</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/mexico-sea-lions-dead-beach-b435610.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Huge swarms of mosquitoes kill hundreds of horses and cows by draining blood

<p>Tiny insects have exploded in number as eggs hatch after flooding</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/mosquitoes-swarms-drain-blood-cows-horses-b422000.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Gulls pay attention to human eyes

Researchers at the University of Exeter went to a beach and approached herring gulls. In half the trials they walked toward the gulls while looking…

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As waters warm, these species are stuck going the wrong way

Enlarge / These clams are fighting an uphill battle. (credit: Kyle Hartshorn) As the world warms and climate zones shift, species that are able may…

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Rescue search underway for tiger on the loose in Tennessee

<p>Spotted by sheriff’s deputy on Wednesday, there were unconfirmed sightings overnight</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/tiger-tennessee-search-knox-county-b421614.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Astounding slo-mo videos of insects in flight

Adrian Smith is a bug nerd. The head of the Evolutionary Biology & Behavior Lab at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, he studies insects and…

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Coronavirus patients to be treated with horse antibodies in experimental trial

<p>Costa Rican authorities hope to roll out treatment in hospitals if effective</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/coronavirus-horse-antibody-treatment-costa-rica-vaccine-update-b413498.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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GOAT on rampage raids cop car, destroys paperwork & takes down officer (VIDEO)

It turns out you can quite easily get away with leaping into a police cruiser, destroying documentation within and even assaulting an officer – if…

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Earth’s ‘lost species’ only the tip of the iceberg

Hundreds of mammals will go extinct if we do not act now to address biodiversity loss, say scientists. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-54034134 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Critically endangered chimpanzee cradles newborn after giving birth at UK zoo

<p>Newborn chimpanzee is ‘a hugely significant addition and a big boost for this species,’ Chester Zoo representative states</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/chimpanzee-newborn-baby-critically-endangered-chester-zoo-uk-pictures-b404300.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Rare and endangered wildcat kittens born in Scotland

<p>Scottish wildcats are European protected species and the only native member of cat family still found in wild in UK</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/wildcat-kittens-highland-wildlife-park-scotland-endangered-a9705641.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Alpaca antibodies could prevent coronavirus infection in humans, study suggests

<p>Could the woolly mammals help researchers find Covid treatment?</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/alpaca-antibodies-coronavirus-humans-immunity-nanobodies-study-a9705666.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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Why are elephants dying? The race to solve the mystery of mass die-offs

Hundreds of animals perished in Botswana and new deaths are reported in Zimbabwe – now scientists are trying to find the cause Earlier this year,…

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US wildlife officials aim to remove wolf protections in 2020

The Trump administration plans to lift endangered species protections for gray wolves across most of the nation by the end of the year Source: https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/us-wildlife-officials-aim-remove-wolf-protections-2020-72737442…

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Stop the Illegal Wildlife Trade: How pangolins became the ultimate luxury good

We are working with conservation charity Space for Giants to protect wildlife at risk from poachers due to the conservation funding crisis caused by Covid-19….

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Bird deaths down 70 percent after painting wind turbine blades

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Something as simple as black paint could be the key to reducing the number of birds that are…

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Whale stranding increase may be due to military sonar exercises, say experts

It is thought sonar may scare animals into surfacing too quickly, causing narcosis An unusual series of strandings and sightings of 29 rare beaked whales…

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USPS changes blamed for deliveries of thousands of dead chicks: ‘We’ve never had a problem like this before’

Poultry farmers in Maine have complained of an increasing number of young chicks dying en route to their farms, blaming it on operational changes to…

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Kenyans go hi-tech to save endangered Grevy's zebra

Software analyses ‘citizen scientist’ photos to automate census of rare zebra Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/campaigns/GiantsClub/kenyans-go-hitech-to-save-endangered-grevy-s-zebra-a9684281.html Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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