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Ocean Acidification

Jessica Parker April 15, 2015

There have been five mass extinctions over the course of life on earth. The largest one, known as the Great Dying, occurred at the end of the Permian period, 252 million years ago. Around 96 percent...

Sea Monsters

Sea Monsters

Jessica Parker February 21, 2015

A recent study has shown that the mean body mass of marine mammals has increased by 150 times since the Cambrian period (542 million years ago). These findings are consistent with Cope's rule, which "proposes...

Don’t Touch the Tiger!

Jessica Parker January 30, 2015

Cara Delevingne, a model and actress has sparked controversy with her latest photo shoot. She is seen holding a captive lion cub while modeling for TAG Heuer, a watch company. Cara is a self-proclaimed...

Robot Penguin Rover

Robot Penguin Rover

Jessica Parker November 11, 2014

In the latest Zoological news, baby penguin robots are conducting research on unsuspecting king, and emperor penguins. King penguins look very similar to their larger cousins the emperor penguins. King...

The Fanged-Deer Returns

The Fanged-Deer Returns

Jessica Parker November 4, 2014

An endangered deer that hasn't been spotted since 1948 was recently sighted in northeastern Afghanistan by a team of researchers. The Kashmir musk deer is not only remarkable in its continued survival,...

The River Wolf

The River Wolf

Jessica Parker October 28, 2014

When most people think of otters, the image that comes to mind is something small, cute, playful and cuddly. But in the Amazon the local otters are known by another name: river wolf. They get this...

Where Did All the Frogs Go?

Where Did All the Frogs Go?

Jessica Parker October 5, 2014

Hello again, animal enthusiasts! Today we have some exciting news along to go along with the usual dose of pessimism. A new species of poison dart frog was discovered in Donoso, Panama!   This...

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