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Jul 7, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The world's largest ever flying bird, with a wingspan measured at around 24 feet long, was appropriately unearthed at an airport. Continue reading →
Jul 2, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Good looks mattered to iconic early bird Archaeopteryx, which showed off colorful feathered 'trousers' 150 million years ago.
Jun 30, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Rare blue parrot already believed to be extinct in the wild, after deforestation and non-native honeybees started competing with them for nest space.
Jun 25, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Richard Farrell
The early bird doesn't catch worms but instead patrols the skies, keeping the famed tennis lawns from being overrun by pigeons.
Jun 23, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Joseph Castro, LiveScience.com Contributor
The mate choice is likely the result of males 'imprinting' on their fathers, researchers say.
Jun 12, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Plants might have a more exciting life than you might think, since new research finds they can travel far and wide stuck to bird feathers. Continue reading →
May 29, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A spider has evolved a successful way to avoid being bothered: it masquerades as an unsavory pile. Continue reading →
May 20, 2014 09:45 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Off-leash dogs can curb E. coli at beaches, but the jury is still out on whether or not leash-less surf-loving dogs benefit beach ecosystems.
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