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  • Spider in touristi's skin could be new species or false claim
    Spider tourist's skin: New parasitic spider species? Torso invader may be false
    Was a spider in a tourist’s skin a new species of parasitic spider never before discovered? Some experts are saying that the 8-legged invader — reported to have crawled through an old scar and been living in a young man’s torso...
  • Hybrid Wolf
    Climate change playing a role in the emergence of new animal species
    As the Eco-system and human activity transforms nature, a new strain of hybrid animals has been seen roaming the planet. One of the most obvious reasons for this new direction is because of climate change. Because areas on the earth such as the...
  • African Elephants
    What on earth are we doing?
    The mass extinction of animals is not a very glamorous subject. Many people would rather read about Kim Kardashian’s app making millions of dollars than read a sad story about how many of the world’s diverse animal species are on the...
  • Alien catfish
    Scientists investigate mystery of ‘alien’ catfish
    Scientists are investigating an “alien” catfishthat is surrounded in mystery. The “alien” catfish got its name from researchers who said the small, toothy fish looked like the creature from the movie Alien.The mysterious...
  • Farm Bill changes give Sportsmen greater access to hunting and fishing
    Farm Bill changes give Sportsmen greater access to hunting and fishing
    Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced some changes to the long awaited Farm Bill. Conservation programs that are to enhance hunting and fishing adjusting access to privately owned lands.The Agricultural Conservation Easements...
  • A massive jellyfish floats to shore
    Giant jellyfish Australia: 5 ft. jellyfish a massive find on beach, new species
    A giant jellyfish in Australia is being called a truly massive find on a beach this week, with the specimen nearly reaching 5 ft., or 1.5 meters. Experts are now in the process of trying to classify what they believe to be a new species of...
  • The Origin of Species revisited
    The Origin of Species revisited
    We know in 1859, Charles Darwin published a book that started a battle over the origin of man, animal and plant species called The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection or The Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for life....
  • Selfish species die
    Selfish species die
    Jesus preached against greed. He even defined it within that context as a desire for an abundance of things, way beyond basic necessities and storing up for selfish purposes without being rich towards God. Elsewhere, Jesus taught that if we have...
  • Wildlife
    Visit Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
    Whenever we talk of landmarks we immediately think – old historic buildings, places which have the blood and sweat of our soldiers and avant garde modern architecture amongst others. But if you are visiting the Dallas-Fort Worth area then...
  • A Chicagoan's Field Guide to the Living Dead, the Walking Dead and Zombies
    A Chicagoan's Field Guide to the Living Dead, the Walking Dead and Zombies
    A NATURALIST'S FIELD GUIDE TO ZOMBIE SPECIES IN CHICAGOAs the official Chicago Urban Nature Examiner at Examiner.com it is always my job to inform the citizens of Chicago and beyond of any unusual wildlife to be found in the region.Today's...
  • Spider version of bigfoot emerges from caves in the Pacific Northwest
    Spider kind of Bigfoot appears from caves in the Pacific Northwest
    MoveoverBigfoot, new spider discoveredNorthwest US gardening people beware. Whereas Bigfoot (also known as Sasquatch) is likely speculation, a gigantic, newly found spider is definitely very real. No, Bigfoot has nothing on this fella. Cave Robber...
  • This Weekend: the 18th Annual Procession of the Species
    This Weekend: the 18th Annual Procession of the Species
    Saturday, April 28th marks the 18th annual Procession of the Species! This community-arts celebration has become the largest of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. Crazy homemade costumes, amazing live music and dance, and a wondrous spectacle of...
  • Sunlight through the trees
    Does day length determine where animals live?
    As greenhouse gases continue to warm up our atmosphere, scientists thought animals would try to escape to the north where temperatures are cooler. This in turn would push native species of the north into smaller and smaller areas. However, this...
  • One out of ten species could be extinct by 2100 due to climate change
    One out of ten species could be extinct by 2100 due to climate change
    University of Exeter research, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences PNAS,shows thestudy uses the well-established IUCN Red List for linking population declines to extinction risk. Recent research shows that average declines...
  • Evolution of species slower than expected
    Scientists say evolution of species slower than expected
    Scientists have discovered that we are evolving slower than previously thought, according to a study published today. Children on average inherit about 60 mutations from their parents, down from the 100 to 200 mutations believed in previous...