Before fur traders decimated sea otters, ancestors of at least one Alaskan indigenous group hunted them for their pelts, not food, researchers say.
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Images from camera traps show West African lions venturing out of protected areas and closer to humans. Researchers have an idea why.
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Illegal wildlife trafficking and the demand for animal parts rose in the United States between 1979 and 2014, researchers find.
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Icelandic Medieval literature, in addition to ancient DNA and carbon dating, tell the likely story of how Iceland lost its unique walrus population.
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The tiny stone tools of our prehistoric ancestors were like the disposable razor blades or paperclips of today—pervasive, easy to make, and easily replaced.
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As gray wolves continue to make a strong comeback in Washington state, deer have had to get smart to avoid getting eaten.
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