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Article ID: 572508

Australian Birds Attract Mates with "Scary Movie Effect"

University of Chicago

Male splendid fairy-wrens, a sexually promiscuous small bird native to Australia, are known to sing a special song each time they hear the call of one of their predators, the ...

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17-Jan-2011 4:45 PM EST
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Article ID: 572400

Researchers Discover ‘Great-Grandmother’ of Crocodiles

Texas Tech University

The newly discovered crocodile ancestor came on the scene about the same time as dinosaurs began evolving.

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12-Jan-2011 1:50 PM EST
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Article ID: 572118

The Ecosystem Engineer: Research Looks at Beavers' Role in River Restoration

Kansas State University

When engineers restore rivers, one Kansas State University professor hopes they'll keep a smaller engineer in mind: the North American beaver.

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3-Jan-2011 10:55 AM EST
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Article ID: 572022

Ever-Sharp Urchin Teeth May Yield Tools That Never Need Honing

University of Wisconsin-Madison

To survive in a tumultuous environment, sea urchins literally eat through stone, using their teeth to carve out nooks where the spiny creatures hide from predators and protect themselves from ...

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22-Dec-2010 3:45 PM EST
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Article ID: 571930

Without Intervention, Mariana Crow to Become Extinct in 75 Years

University of Washington

Researchers from the University of Washington say the Mariana crow, a forest crow living on Rota Island in the western Pacific Ocean, will go extinct in 75 years. The extinction could ...

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20-Dec-2010 8:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 571895

Kit Foxes Are Adopting an Urban, American Diet—High in Corn Syrup

Allen Press Publishing

Increasingly, Americans are choosing packaged, processed foods over a healthier diet. And our foxes, raccoons, and opossums, too, are now consuming fast food of a different variety, finding leftovers from ...

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16-Dec-2010 4:15 PM EST
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Article ID: 571713

Polar Bears Still on Thin Ice, but Cutting Greenhouse Gases Now Can Avert Extinction

University of Washington

New research indicates that if humans reduce greenhouse gas emissions ...

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13-Dec-2010 4:20 AM EST
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Article ID: 571850

Yuletide Warning: Rudolph Losing Ground to Climate Change

Cornell University

Jeff Wells, a conservation scientists and visiting fellow at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is warning that reindeer, the beloved animals of Christmas lore, are in severe decline thanks to ...

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15-Dec-2010 12:35 PM EST
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Article ID: 571643

When Their Tools Get Dull, Leaf-Cutters Switch Jobs

University of Oregon

When their razor-sharp mandibles wear out, leaf-cutter ants change jobs, remaining productive while letting their more efficient sisters take over cutting, say researchers from two Oregon universities. Their study provides ...

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9-Dec-2010 12:25 PM EST
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Article ID: 571593

Bizarre Crocodile Fossil Discovered Dispels Notion That These Reptiles are Static and Unchanging

Stony Brook University

We all know that crocodiles are reptiles with long snouts, ...

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8-Dec-2010 11:00 AM EST
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