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18Jan 16
African Lions Granted Endangered Status

African lions granted endangered status

Lions are now protected in the United States under the Endangered Species Act. One subspecies will be listed as "endangered" and another as "threatened." These lions live in Africa and India. This decision…

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12Jan 16

Do sharks have social lives?

We usually think of sharks as dangerous predators. But Dr. Culum Brown of Australia hopes to help people find them fascinating. For the past four years, Brown has studied the social…

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Mosquito News


News about mosquitoes. Commentary and archival information about mosquitoes from The New York Times.

In Australia, China and elsewhere, scientists are fighting disease-carrying mosquitoes by introducing another type, carrying just a harmless form of bacteria.
Posted: January 8, 2019, 11:00 am
With a new genetic tool, scientists move a step closer to eradicating mosquitoes and the deadly diseases they carry.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 3:00 pm
But the infection is surging elsewhere, particularly in the Americas.
Posted: July 6, 2018, 3:12 pm
The three-dimensional image showed probable drug-binding pockets on the surface of the virus, as well as distinctions from its flavivirus relatives.
Posted: June 26, 2018, 9:41 pm

Video: American Alligators on Attack

Source: NOAA National Estuarine Research Reserve System

Learn more about the American Alligator and how it affects Louisiana.

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OCEARCH Shark Tweets

Lions: Interactive Range Map

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