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The CIA’s venture capital firm just backed Woolly Mammoth cloning

The Intercept reports that In-Q-Tel, a CIA-funded nonprofit venture capital firm, just joined the likes of Peter Thiel and Winklevoss Capital in throwing money at…

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Rescue efforts underway for about 230 whales beached in Australia

About 230 whales have been stranded on Tasmania’s west coast, just days after 14 sperm whales were found beached on an island off the southeastern…

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Meet Lepidobatrachus laevis, a frog with a ridiculous scream

Today I learned about an amphibian called the “Budgett’s frog.” It looks like a cartoon character, and has the most ridiculous scream. Everything Reptiles describes…

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Over a dozen sperm whales die in Australia mass stranding

At least 14 young sperm whales found dead in a stranding on a beach on King Island off Australia’s state of Tasmania. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/9/20/over-a-dozen-sperm-whales-die-in-australia-coast-mass-stranding Droolin’…

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‘It was terrifying’: swooping magpies cause concern for elite cyclists at world championships

Several top riders scared by local birds in Wollongong ‘That’s Australia, apparently,’ says Belgium’s Remco Evenepoel There is a sign in Lang Park, near the…

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Fire ant rafts form because of the Cheerios effect, study concludes

Enlarge / Georgia Tech scientists found that the so-called “Cheerios effect” is the mechanism by which fire ants cluster together to form rafts. (credit: Hungtang…

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US lobster put on ‘red list’ to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales

The 1m lines from pots used to catch the crustaceans are one of the two main threats to the whales, of which fewer than 340…

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Watch: A crow keeps its distance on a California beach

https://boingboing.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/IMG_2394.mp4 Video: Andrew Yi This magnificent crow was captured at the Torrey Pines Gliderport near San Diego, California. The Torrey Pines Gliderport, is the most…

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What’s ailing the sea lions stranded on California beaches?

Dozens of the marine animals are being found on the state’s southern beaches exhibiting signs of domoic acid poisoning The concerned calls began in mid-August….

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Here’s Kevin Bacon Singing Beyoncé’s “Heated” To His Goats

Beyoncé’s new album Renaissance is one of the biggest and most critically beloved records of the year, but it’s not the kind of thing that’s…

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This Footage From Cameras Strapped to U.S. Navy Dolphins Is Amazing

The U.S. Navy’s marine mammal program started in the 1960s and is still going strong. The department has specially trained dolphins that identify undersea mines, defend…

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Bats can use leaves as “sound mirrors” for better navigation (2019)

Comments Source: https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/08/these-bats-can-use-leaves-as-sound-mirrors-for-better-navigation/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By:

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Sea creature that inspired mermaid tales declared extinct in China

The dugong, a gentle marine mammal that has frequented China’s southern waters for hundreds of years, has been declared functionally extinct in China. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/dugong-animal-mermaid-tales-extinct-china-sea-creature-rcna44553…

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Watch: Bear makes off with trash from bear-proof trash bin

A bear in the middle of a road in Alaska entertained a few drivers as it expertly worked a bear-proof trash can. For about a…

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Golden eagles face double threat as US wind turbines add to climate crisis peril

Species at risk of death from collision with proliferating wind power but rising temperatures could cut ranges by 40% The rush to build wind farms…

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Japan beachgoers warned to steer clear of dolphins after spate of attacks

A single dolphin thought to have injured at least six people at beaches in Fukui prefecture, with one person requiring 14 stitches Beachgoers in Japan…

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Dog in France Catches Monkeypox From Humans

A dog in France appears to have contracted monkeypox from his owners, in what seems to be the first known case of human-to-dog transmission of…

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Missouri cave divers rescue dog stranded for nearly two months

Divers discovered Abby about 500ft below while exploring the Berome Moore cave system Cave divers in Missouri recently rescued a dog stranded hundreds of feet…

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More than 150 endangered vultures poisoned in South Africa, Botswana

Birds died after feeding from carcass of buffalo, which appeared to have been laced with poison, conservationist says. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/8/12/over-150-endangered-vultures-poisoned-in-south-africa-botswana Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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How to Befriend Crows and Turn Them Against Your Enemies

A few months ago, I endeavored to imprint myself onto a bunch of ducks so they’d think I was their mother. It wasn’t great. All…

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France whale: Lost mammal stuck in River Seine to get vitamin boost

The visibly malnourished all-white beluga has been stuck 70km north of Paris since at least Tuesday. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-62453347?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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The 5 Best GPS Dog Trackers of 2022

Few things are as terrifying as losing a pet. Thankfully, GPS dog trackers can ensure you can find your pet if they get off the…

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