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After 17 Years, Cicadas Set To Hatch This Spring

After 17-years living below ground, billions of cicadas belonging to Brood II are beginning to emerge across much of the eastern United States.
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Lonesome George, Last Pinta Island Tortoise Dies

The Pinta Island Tortoise can be added to the growing list of extinct animals.
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Internet Privacy At Stake With New Bill

New bill requires ISPs to retain all your online activities, IPs, name, address and credit card into. Invasion of privacy for everybody to catch the 1% of criminality..
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Does Whale Watching Hurt Whales?

It is an industry worth over two billion US dollars but questions have been raised about the safety of whale watching. This is not whether it is safe for us, but whether it is safe for the whales.
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Rare White Kiwi Survives Surgery

The world's only known white kiwi has survived surgery to remove stones from her gizzard, reports a New Zealand Wildlife Centre.
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Manul The Cat That Time Forgot

Have you ever wanted to take a trip through time to see what animals looked like millions of years ago? When it comes to cats there is little or no need.
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4 Inch Long Amoebas Found in Mariana Trench

These Amoebas were thought to only survive to a maximum of Four miles deep.
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Bird Rediscovered After 150 Year Extinction

DNA confirms it: the New Zealand storm petrel is officially back from the dead.
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Marine Life Shifts As Temperatures Rise

The anecdote, which came to light thanks to satellite transmitters on the whales, is part of increasing data showing how ocean life is being transformed by rising sea temperatures, with some bits of apparently good news to sweeten the pill.
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Strange Plant Buries Its Own Seeds

A new plant that "bends down" to deposit its seeds has been discovered in the Atlantic forest in the state of Bahia, northeastern Brazil.
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