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Human-Sized Penguin Fossils Invite Look at Penguin Evolution

August 21, 2019

A new species of penguin fossil has been discovered measuring over five feet tall, according to NBC News. The creature weighed an estimated 170 lbs. and was found in New Zealand, suggesting that penguins evolved greatly to resemble their modern incarnations. […]

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Australia to Curb Cow Burps, Methane Emissions, with Seaweed Diet

August 20, 2019

Lowering methane emissions in Australia may come from stopping cow burps, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation announced. Scientists are farming a species of puffy, pink seaweed and introducing it to the bovine food regimen. Methane sources are far below and high above us, and it’s a problem. […]

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Bird Identification Tools Show Allegedly New Bird Is Curry-Covered Seagull

July 20, 2019

A bird thought to be a new species was discovered to be a seagull covered in curry, CBS News reported. The brightly-colored orange gull was transported to Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital in Buckinghamshire, England, where the mystery was solved. Identifying bird species is vital to hobbyists and biologists alike. […]

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Free Climber Ascends London Skyscraper, Showing Daredevil Personality

July 14, 2019

A Londoner climbed The Shard, a 310-meter skyscraper, mostly without ropes, “The Guardian” reported Monday. Although he isn’t the first person to scale the building, his disregard for his own safety raises questions about our individual personalities. Why do we engage in high-risk activities? […]

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