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Aug 2, 2015 01:54 PM ET // ABC Science News
A government statement said a crackdown on illegal hunting since Cecil’s killing had led to the arrest of safari organizer Headman Sibanda.
Aug 3, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some of the planet's earliest known creatures had no trouble multiplying, even though their sex lives could be described in one word: non-existent.
Jul 31, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A pregnant bat in mid flight, starving storks at a garbage dump, and a beetle are among the subjects of newly announced award-winning photos.
Jul 31, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The first ever manmade edible vaccines for beneficial insects are in the works, thanks to new findings about how queen bees vaccinate their progeny.
Jul 30, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Some fruit flies, when put in front of a video game, controlled the game, meaning that they had awareness of their surroundings and where they stood in them. Continue reading →
Jul 30, 2015 06:32 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Cecil the lion's death was senseless. But is legal trophy hunting a sensible form of conservation?
Jul 29, 2015 12:19 PM ET // AFP
Two men face poaching charges, over the killing of a beloved lion outside a national park. The hunt prompted a fierce outpouring of anger. Continue reading →
Jul 28, 2015 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Is your hamster happy? A new tool to assess moods in the furry little rodents can tell if they are optimistic or depressed.
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