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Apr 18, 2016 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Life went from really bad to worse for dinosaurs in the years preceding the asteroid impact, new research shows.
Apr 12, 2016 12:06 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Similar to how migrating Europeans spread disease to Native Americans, it appears that humans from Africa spread disease to Native Europeans and Asians.
Apr 6, 2016 09:12 AM ET // AFP
Conservationists say they will launch a bold action plan to reintroduce the big cats to the kingdom’s forests.
Feb 24, 2016 10:00 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
New research finds that these extinct, flightless birds were likely as smart as modern pigeons.
Jan 29, 2016 05:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
An enormous bird with eggs the size of cantaloupes lived a long and successful life in Australia -- until hungry humans arrived. Continue reading →
Jan 5, 2016 01:06 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The finds boost Australia’s total number of known freshwater fish species by nearly 10 percent.
Dec 27, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
2015 was a year of both breathtaking highs and devastating lows for the animal kingdom.
Dec 17, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
New mathematical models show the Galapagos Islands bird could be extinct in as little as 43 years.
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