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Wildlife biologists investigate killing fish at Rock Creek, in the Milk River near Hinsdale | National

Here is a statement from Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks: HINSDALE, Mont. Fisheries, Wildlife, and Parks biologists have investigated a report of fish kills in Rock Creek and Milk River north of Hinsdale. According to the landowner in question, who reported the killing to the FWP on July 13, “lots and lots” of dead fish …

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Endangered Indiana bat colony in Vermont could offer lessons for species recovery

On a hot (and buggy) afternoon, Vermont biologist, fish, and wildlife biologist Alyssa Bennett and summer intern Emily Baribello stroll through the woods. They each carry large radio antennas, sweeping in all directions as they walk, hoping to interrupt a steady beep. It’s hot on the Indiana bat trail. Three bats from Indiana, to be …

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Marmosets practice calling their mother in the womb — ScienceDaily

Baby marmosets begin practising the face and mouth movements necessary to call their family for help before they are born, shows a study published today in eLife. This finding may also apply to humans, as ultrasounds in the third trimester of pregnancy have shown developing humans in the womb making crying-like movements. The first cries …

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Girl With Stage Fright Comforted by Cousin While Singing ‘Hello’

A little girl with stage fright got in front of her peers and performed Adele’s “Hello” thanks to the love and support of her cousin and best friend. On TikTok, mom Jennifer Wallace shared the heartwarming moment her then-8-year-old daughter Adrianna powered through her fear and delivered an incredible performance at summer camp. Jennifer posted …

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Tropical sea urchin cultured in the laboratory for the first time

For the first time, a tropical sea urchin — a species closely associated with coral reef health and long-term survival — was successfully grown from cryopreserved embryos in the laboratories of the Smithsonian National Institute of Conservation Biology and Gardens at the Hawaii Marine Biology Institute. More than 950 species of sea urchins play a …

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NC Zoo achieves the goal of 1 million visitors and is moving forward with expansion

Nearly five decades after opening as more than just a roadside attraction, the North Carolina Zoo—now the world’s largest natural zoo—finally reached a long-awaited goal in the fiscal year that just ended, with 1 million visitors from through gates. “We are delighted to welcome so many guests from North Carolina and around the world,” said …

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Glaciers Vanishing at Record Rate in Alps Following Heatwaves

From the way 45-year-old Swiss glaciologist Andreas Linsbauer bounds over icy crevasses, you would never guess he was carrying 10 kg of steel equipment needed to chart the decline of Switzerland’s glaciers. Normally, he heads down this path on the massive Morteratsch Glacier in late September, the end of the summer melt season in the …

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