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Seismic Surveys Planned Off U.S. Coast Pose Risk To Marine Life

The Trump administration could give companies permission to set off sonic explosions to explore for oil and gas deposits. Scientists say this could seriously harm marine life.

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Washington State House Votes To Ban Atlantic Salmon Farms

The Washington House voted to phase out farming of non-native fish in state waters, drawing the end of Atlantic salmon farming in Puget Sound one step closer. The move follows after a similar vote by the Senate.

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Borneo Has Lost 100,000 Orangutans Since 1999

That's more than the number of the critically endangered species remaining. The orangutans have been hit hard by deforestation and hunting. The animals are native to the island.

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WATCH: Penguins Carrying Valentines Will Melt Your Heart

Biologists at the California Academy of Sciences handed out red felt hearts to African penguin couples in the aquarium. The birds use the romantic treats to woo and court one another.

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WATCH: Ants Act As Medics, Treat Wounds Of Injured Nest-Mates

A new study, published on Wednesday in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, describes how specific individuals in Matabele ant colonies will clean the wounds of injured ants.

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Win Like Flynn: A Bichon Frise Is This Year's Top Dog At Westminster Show

The white fluff ball rose to the top of the pack among 2,800 entrants at the annual show held at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Suspected Poacher Eaten By Lions In South Africa

Police say the animals ate much of the man's body and he is yet to be formally identified. They believe he was a poacher because a loaded hunting rifle was found near the remains.

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Dogged Competitors Chase Fame In Westminster's Friskier Face-Off

Hundreds of dogs demonstrated their dexterity in Westminster's fifth annual Masters Agility Championship.

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Sue The T. Rex Is Making Big Moves With Her Big Bones

The famous fossil calls the Chicago Field Museum home and is moving from the main exhibit hall to a private suite on the second floor.

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Endangered Lily Still Faces Challenges On Oregon's South Coast

There’s a flower growing in the swampy bogs of the Southern Oregon coast that’s facing extinction.