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The coywolves of Albemarle County: A new species that calls the area home

By Jackson Landers | December 2, 2015 A lone, gray pickup truck with its headlights off rolls along the gravel road in the pale light of a full moon. The truck stops along a tree line in front of a long, broad field and two camouflaged men get out. They close the doors slowly so as to not make any noise. The men sling their rifles over their shoulders and whisper about where to begin. Down past the woods? Over at the neighboring farm? A long, chilling howl erupts from the woods across the …

The secrets of Russia’s Sea of Okhotsk – nearly 500 species discovered 

… natural light and the pressure is 750 times higher than in the atmosphere. At these depths, the main inhabitants are a few millimeters in size, and are difficult to catch. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: The secrets of Russia’s Sea of Okhotsk – nearly 500 species discovered | Russia Beyond the Headlines …

Big or small, cats find themselves in the line of fire | The National

… our role in climate change. I was reminded of this issue while writing about a baby gorilla naming ceremony in Rwanda. These gentle giants have almost died off because of poaching and the destruction of their homes. With fewer than 900 mountain gorillas left in the world, you realise how precious each new baby is. I suggested calling one of the babies Noor, meaning light or spirit, because each name should reflect our hope for these furry creatures. It is extremely depressing to read the list of …

8 million-year-old fossils found in excavations in Turkey

… horse, pig, giraffe, deer, sheep and saber-toothed tiger remains were found so far, Prof. Erol said that it is highly likely that new species will be found in the follow-up excavations which will continue until mid-September. The professor added that with these excavations they are hoping to ‘get to the bottom of’ and shed light on Anatolia’s fascinating history. Source: 8 million-year-old fossils found in excavations in Turkey – Daily Sabah …

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