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Jul 29, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Nabiré, a 31-year-old female northern white rhino, died of a ruptured cyst, authorities at a Czech Republic zoo announced.
Jul 27, 2015 03:05 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Likely evolved from land reptiles that dove into the ocean about 248 million years ago, the ichthyosaur extinction has stumped scientists for years.
Jun 25, 2015 09:50 AM ET // AFP
In Oslo, government agencies, private companies, and individuals are planting nectar-bearing flowers to give insects safe passage through the city.
Jun 9, 2015 09:25 AM ET // AFP
The population of the yellow-breasted bunting has plunged by 90 percent since 1980.
May 15, 2015 04:05 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
A bacterium found in soil and used to make food flavorings has cured 150 bats of White-nose Syndrome. Continue reading →
Apr 30, 2015 06:20 PM ET // John Upton, Climate Central
One in six species is threatened with extinction if polluting practices continue unabated, researchers say.
Apr 23, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Ancient teeth from Italy suggest that the arrival of modern humans in Western Europe coincided with the demise of Neanderthals.
Mar 24, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Discovery News
The animals were set free after tests confirmed they were free of bovine TB and parasitic tapeworms.
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