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Fri, Mar 27, 2015 12:28 PM
Tuolumne Meadows is one of the most celebrated areas of the park, and with this photo, it's no wonder why.
The average sea creature today is about 150 times larger than similar animals that lived between 541 million years and 485 million years ago.
There's nothing like an adorable interspecies friendship to brighten your day!
The Every Kid in a Park initiative aims to get kids active and outdoors, but it may also turn them into environmental stewards.
The capybaras at Saitama Children’s Zoo in Japan know how to keep warm on cold winter days: Take a hot bath.
These fast and furious raindrops are smaller than their counterparts and may be the result of larger raindrops breaking apart.
Just as people move into cities from rural areas and suburbs, so to do animals of all shapes and sizes, including carnivores. Considering their size, how do foxes and coyotes stay so invisible?
In a much more ambitious version of a potato clock, one Dutch company is working to scale up electricity production by plugging into living plants.
The galaxy is full of stars dozens of times more massive than the sun, but celestial winds quickly carried away most of their material.
This new study hints that early Earth may have supported a slimy and 'large and diverse biosphere.'
The star may have buzzed within a light-year of our sun, making it slightly visible from Earth.
Britain could single-handedly double the amount of protected oceans in the world with the help of satellite technology.
Scientists discover a super-durable material called geothite, all thanks to the humble limpet.
Scientists are tricked by buildups of oxygen that form after a planet has burned off all its water on the surface, leaving the planet barren of life.
You've probably noticed that when crocodiles bask on land, they do so with an intimidating gape. Here's the purpose behind the pose.
A grizzly has been spotted roaming Yellowstone a month earlier than is typical for the species, and the park is warning visitors to be on the lookout for hungry bears.
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