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What Scientists Learned from the Oldest Wild Platypus Ever Found

The platypus, a unique egg-laying mammal native to Australia, faces many threats in the wild: climate change, predators, pollution, floods and shrinking freshwater habitats. For males, mating is a dangerous affair that involves wounding one another with their sharp, venomous spurs. But scientists recently identified a male platypus that was just shy of 24 years

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95 Wild Horses Died. A Virus Is the Doubtless Trigger, Officers Say.

An equine influenza virus possible brought about the mysterious respiratory illness that has killed at the least 95 wild horses and compelled a federal holding facility in Colorado to go below quarantine, the Bureau of Land Administration mentioned Thursday. Exams confirmed {that a} pressure of the virus, often called H3N8, was possible the reason for

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Overview: "Sounds Wild and Damaged," by David George Haskell

SOUNDS WILD AND BROKEN: Sonic Marvels, Evolution’s Creativity, and the Disaster of Sensory Extinction, by David George Haskell Because the Center Ages, vacationers have set off throughout the rugged Massif Central area of southern France on one of the crucial lovely routes of the Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage resulting in the purported tomb of

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