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Terrifying Piranha With ‘Human Teeth’ Pulled From Russian River Near Kalitva

Terrifying piranha: A creepy 13-inch-long (32cm) piranha with square human-like teeth has been pulled from a river in Russia, thousands of miles from its native…

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Why Wind Farms Are Often Bad For Our Bats

A wind turbine in Europe or North America kills, on average, 2.3 birds and 2.9 bats each year, according to a 2012 report by the…

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Silver Fox Study Reveals Genetic Clues to Social Behavior

In 1959, Russian scientists began an experiment to breed a population of silver foxes, selecting and breeding foxes that exhibited friendliness toward people. They wanted…

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Arctic Permafrost Thawing Faster Than Expected Speeding Up Climate Change

Arctic permafrost may be thawing decades sooner than expected, according to a new report, releasing trapped greenhouse gases that accelerate climate change. The startling discovery…

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Great Yuzhnouralsk Tourist Route of 150 km Length Opened in Bashkiria

In Bashkiria, the Big Yuzhnouralsk Trail is being prepared for tourists. Experts from the regional branch of the Russian Geographical Society and the Ministry of…

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Rare Spider Found Again After 150 Years of Silence

Scientists rediscovered after 150 years a rare species of spider, which was believed have become extinct, from the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS) located in the…

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Russian Executives Shares Arctic Development Plans

As Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom draws closer to gaining nearly exclusive control over the Arctic’s storied Northern Sea Route, a number of executives and…

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Study on How Climate Changes Influence Animals Performed by Russian and French Scientists

Scientists of the Institute for Plants and Animals Studies at the Urals branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences and their counterparts from the French…

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