Death of Granny, matriarch killer whale
Today, for instance, the life skills of older whales are vital since the population of chinook salmon that makes up 80 percent of the diet of these endangered whales has dropped to 10 percent of historical numbers. Not only are postmenopausal female ...
Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal Population Is on the Rise
Hawaiian monk seals are one of the most endangered marine mammals on earth, but the latest population count offers hope that the species will survive. These seals were hunted to near extinction by the early 1900s and have yet to make a comeback.
Vail Daily column: Save our pond hockey
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The science of global warming was explained as far back as 1988 in a special National Geographic Magazine report entitled “Endangered Earth.” True to predictions, 15 of the 16 warmest years on record have occurred since 2001, according to NASA.
After 54 years in hiding, 'extinct' frog rediscovered in Zimbabwe
In 1962, researchers exploring the sinkholes, caves and montane grasslands of eastern Zimbabwe's Chimanimani Mountains stumbled across a dark brown frog no bigger than a dollar coin. The tiny amphibian turned out to be new to science, and it was ...