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Mar 3, 2015 02:06 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The mechanism that tells birds to return in spring is still a mystery, but signs suggest it's triggered by weather and its effect on food supply. Continue reading →
Feb 25, 2015 04:15 PM ET // AFP
The town of Purmerend has advised residents to arm themselves with umbrellas when out at night, in response to a mysterious spate of owl attacks.
Feb 20, 2015 09:45 AM ET // FoxNews.com/Science
A livecam placed above a nest in Decorah, Iowa, has turned a family of bald eagles into online celebrities.
Feb 19, 2015 03:20 PM ET // Richard Farrell
A new study finds that collar covers cut in half the number of birds, reptiles and amphibians killed by cats.
Feb 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Penguins can only taste two flavors, salty and sour, according to new research that sheds light on why temperature is so important to food appreciation.
Feb 12, 2015 04:45 PM ET // Discovery News
A subspecies of the Bahama woodstar is distinct enough to get a new name, a research team argues.
Feb 12, 2015 12:05 PM ET // Discovery News
Handlers at ZSL London Zoo embark on a program to help two birds get to know each other in advance of a spring exhibit.
Feb 3, 2015 09:30 AM ET // AFP
Flying in a V-formation is toughest for the leader, and migrating birds compensate by taking turns so that no one gets exhausted.
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