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Seal-cull Ecological Problem

Recent calls to cull B.C. seal and sea lions in the name of protecting salmon reminds me of my Alberta childhood, when I was led…

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The Siberian Unicorn: Magical Story of a True Mammal

A mysterious shaggy giant species of rhinoceros — named the Siberian unicorn due to its enormous single horn — turns out to have survived in…

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Polar Bears Suffer From Climate Change And Have to Look for Food Alternatives

Polar bears need ice, because ice leads them to seals, and seals are their favorite. But as soon as 2040, the warming Arctic is going…

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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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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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Scientists Find Amazingly Preserved 40,000-YO Baby Horse in Siberian Permafrost

The ancient foal was found in the permafrost of the Batagaika depression, also known as the “Gateway to the Underworld,” by Russian and Japanese scientists,…

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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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