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25Mar 21
Poaching And Habitat Push African Elephants Towards Extinction

Poaching and habitat push African elephants towards extinction

Two species of elephants in Africa are under a lot of trouble. Savanna elephants and forest elephants populations have been declining in the past decades. The forest elephants are critically endangered—that’s the category right before extinction in the wild. Poaching is a big concern. People are killing elephants for their…

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05Oct 18

Sea Urchins See with Their Feet

Sea urchins don’t have eyes, so they use their feet to see. Tucked among their spines are little holes. Inside the holes are tentacle-like things called “tube feet.” The tube feet have light-sensitive cells at their base. Researchers think the sea urchin’s whole body acts like a giant eyeball. Urchins…

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