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Panda Slide! The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

What could be cuter than a bunch of baby panda bears on a slide?  Not much.

Man Rescues Bear From Drowning

In an amazing feat of courage, endurance, and compassion, back in 2011 a man rescued a black bear from drowning at the risk of his own life. It all started when the bear inadvertently wandered into a populated area along Florida's Gulf coast. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission responded to remove the bear with unexpected results.

GPSing The Longest Mammal Migration Ever!

While various bird species and the Monarch butterfly clock the longest annual treks on record in the avian and insect worlds, it wasn't until 2012 that researchers were able to determine the longest migration of a mammal. In the past, guess-work has been used to determine the migration distances of the wildebeest, the caribou, the Tibetan antelope and others. Today, with the use of modern technology . . .

Spelling Bees From Extinction

Similar to the competition that starts with a large group and whittles it down to one person standing, a spelling bee of greater concern is the phenomenon that just might leave this planet without any bees buzzing. It's a critical issue affecting mankind - and requires us all to do our part in 'spelling' bees from extinction.

Keep On Trucking: Salmon Migration Done By Humans This Year

The extended severe drought conditions in California are causing a number of problems for wildlife -- perhaps none more far-reaching than the newly hatched young salmon and their need to reach the ocean. The Sacramento River is so dried up that most would never make it. So they are hitching a ride downstream from a fishy form of public transportation.

Resurrection Biology For Those Who Think Extinction Stinks!

It sounds likes a science fiction plot line, or a novel penned by Stephen King. However in actuality, the science called 'Resurrection Biology' or 'De-extinction' has been in development for years by scientists who are becoming more and more proficient at understanding the intricacies of DNA.

No, Virginia, There Isn't An Easter Bunny?

While the New York Sun's editorial writer Francis Pharcellus Church might have had his reasons to pen his famous response to 8 yr-old Virginia O'Hanlon pertaining to the existence of Santa Claus in 1897 -- it's been announced with some certainty this holiday season that there's no such thing as an Easter Bunny!


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