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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.
Dec 13, 2015 03:29 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The find reveals that Late Jurassic horned dinosaurs were much more diverse than previously thought.
Nov 23, 2015 10:28 AM ET // AFP
The 41-year-old female known as Nola saw her health take a quick turn for the worse.
Nov 12, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
As human civilization drives more animals to extinction, extreme sizes will likely become the new norm.
Nov 12, 2015 11:36 AM ET
We have the whole dinosaur extinction thing figured out, right? A big rock smashed into Earth and wiped them all out. But an NYU geophysicist wonders what sent the rock Earth's way in the first place and pins the deadly event on a novel culprit.
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