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Prehistoric and endangered Atlantic sturgeon washes up on East Coast beach

These fish can live up to 60 years and can grow to be a whopping 14 feet and 800 pounds.

Looks good for being a million years old

2 hours ago

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Protected areas fail to safeguard more than 75% of global insect species, finds study

Protected areas fail to safeguard more than 75% of global insectspecies, finds study

22 hours ago

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Sex drive and lack of sleep may be killing endangered quolls

The male northern quoll can walk more than 6 miles in a single night in the search of a mate, leading to exhaustion that can prove fatal, according to a new study.

21 hours ago

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Lobster and crab fishing banned in Massachusetts Bay for 3 months to protect endangered whales

The NOAA on Tuesday said, under an emergency rule, lobster and crab fishermen will have to remove their traps, pots and other gear in the restricted area from Feb. 1 to Apr. 30, citing threats to the North Atlantic right whale.

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Bring Back Dodo? Scientists Want to Resurrect the Extinct Bird Species

The last dodo, a flightless bird about the size of a turkey, was killed in 1681 on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius.

2/1/2023 4:30:00 PM

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56-foot endangered whale found dead on Hawaii beach

The species was nearly wiped out before commercial whaling was banned in 1986.

1/31/2023 9:39:00 PM

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A tiny sparrow, 4 plants removed from endangered list on San Clemente Island after Navy effort

A tiny sparrow, 4 plants removed from endangered list on San Clemente Island after Navy effort

1/31/2023 5:48:00 PM

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Songbird species team up to 'mob' owls and other predators

Late summer and autumn are prime seasons for songbirds to pounce.

1/31/2023 6:02:00 PM

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Shaking Up Our Understanding: Ethereal Variant of Mysterious Plant Is Actually a New Species

Shaking Up Our Understanding: Ethereal Variant of Mysterious Plant Is Actually a New Species

1/31/2023 3:51:00 PM

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Dead humpback whale found washed ashore in New York amid uptick in endangered whale deaths along East Coast

Dead humpback whale found washed ashore in New York amid uptick in endangered whale deaths along East Coast

1/31/2023 5:59:00 AM

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The Endangered Species Act turns 50 this year. Here's what it has accomplished

The Endangered Species Act of 1973 turns 50 this year. One study found the Act has prevented the extinction of roughly 291 species.

1/31/2023 1:06:00 AM

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Missing and endangered person reported in Geneva County

Savannah Copes was reported as missing on January 15.

1/30/2023 10:25:00 PM

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A new metric of extinction risk considers how cultures care for species

The new approach encourages conservationists to lean into humans’ connection with nature instead of creating more separation.

1/30/2023 5:41:00 PM

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Inside the Human Urge to Tinker With Other Species

A conservation researcher responds to Torie Bosch’s “Bigfeet.”

1/28/2023 5:02:00 PM

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Rare mussel species, nearly wiped out, gets rebirth in Virginia river

Rare mussel species, nearly wiped out, gets rebirth in Virginia river

1/28/2023 2:06:00 PM

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Christmas Miracle: Critically Endangered Horse Foal Born at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

The December baby is a Przewalski’s horse, which is extinct in the wild.

1/28/2023 5:31:00 AM

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12-year-old endangered girl from Euclid missing, police say

Have you seen missing Jadeiah Scott from Euclid?

1/28/2023 2:08:00 AM

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Critically endangered Przewalski's horse born at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Critically endangered Przewalski's horse born at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

1/28/2023 12:32:00 AM

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Perspective | A real endangered species: A thief stole a beloved gorilla statue

Murphy had become the mascot of a Kensington antiques store.

1/27/2023 11:17:00 PM

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Pallas's cat: Rare species discovered on Mount Everest for the first time

Pallas's cat has been found on Mount Everest for the first time.

1/27/2023 8:00:00 PM

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