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Mon, Jan 26, 2015 1:08 PM
Blizzard, schmizzard. New Yorkers are on edge following 2 rare coyote sightings in Manhattan within a matter of weeks.
You may think this reptilian wonder is a tie-die plastic toy. Or at least Photoshopped. But nope, this is really the coloration on this amazing lizard species.
Break out the telescopes to catch these celestial sights.
Timing is everything if you want a glimpse of the Quadrantid meteor shower.
The rainforest frog is only the fourth example of internal fertilization in frogs, and the first that gives birth to tadpoles.
After enduring a week of ice, snow and strong winds, residents step outside to discover what the magical concoction called rime can do.
Similar to impaired human speech, birdsong gets quieter and less organized when alcohol is involved.
Want to have a more obedient and more affectionate dog? It all begins with how connected the two of you are as a team.
The world's first DNA databank of all living things will be built in Russia.
As we brace ourselves for New Year's Eve fireworks displays all over the world, let's take a moment to appreciate Mother Nature's spectacular light show.
In a dazzling feat of Batesian mimicry, the cinereous mourner chick looks and acts like a toxic caterpillar.
When it comes to the semantics of snow, it's the connection with nature that matters.
The comet will be visible for all of January in the night sky.
A photograph can becomes so much more powerful when the subject is simplified.
The element that prevents tooth decay comes from 'the sun's dead ancestors.'
Samples from the iconic 'sediment trap' point to a dry shift in the intertropical convergence zone, a weather system that normally unleashed plenty of rain.
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