Paleontologists have discovered fossil remains belonging to an enormous 'toothed' bird that lived for a period of about 60 million years after dinosaurs.
Oct. 27, 2020 • ~7 min
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The COVID-19 pandemic is interrupting scientific field work across North America, leaving blank spots in important data sets and making it harder to track ecological change.
May 19, 2020 • ~9 min
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On one of the world's most remote islands, a species of duck has learned to scavenge on dead seals.
March 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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