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Bees Soar Above Computers At Math

(BEES/ANIMAL SCIENCE) Bees vs. Google maps, who will win? A bee, of course! Even though their brains are only the size of grass seeds, bees are able to find the fastest route possible between several flowers, much like a computer can calculate the quickest route to the airport, only bees do it faster. Read on […]

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An eagle is seen gliding straight toward a drone before clutching it and dragging it to the ground in Rotterdam, Netherlands January 29, 2016, in this handout photo released by the Netherlands police to Reuters on February 1, 2016.   REUTERS/Nederlands Politie/Handout via Reuters

Eagles Vs. Drones? Dutch Police Devise Deadly Drone Defense System

(EAGLES/MILITARY WORKING ANIMALS) Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It’s actually a police-trained eagle taking down an unmanned aerial vehicle. In an attempt to simplify anti-drone defenses, the Dutch National Police Force is currently in the middle of a trial period where eagles are trained to identify, capture, and transport illegally operated drones […]

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<p>Massive migrations of monarch butterflies along the California-Mexico coast can take these airborne insects over 3,000 miles (4,828 kilometers).  Photograph by Hope Ryden</p>

Springtime Means Amazing Butterflies! (GALLERY)

(ANIMAL PICTURES/BUTTERFLIES) Springtime is here, and along with the beautiful weather it brings…butterflies! Feast your eyes on this photo gallery of amazing winged beauties–from the most common to the rarest of butterfly species. These wonderful photos are sure to make you float like a butterfly, or at least stop and smell the roses! — Global Animal

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The Bangalese Finch, known in America as the Society Finch, is able to recognize grammatical patterns in song. Photo Credit: Roy Beckham

How To Make Your Windows Bird-Proof

(BIRDS/CONSERVATION) Millions of birds die every year because of accidental collisions with glass doors and windows. Thankfully there are many ways of safeguarding birds from such tragedy, i.e. window alerts. Many have also found interest in a new product called the My Spy Birdhouse. Continue reading for more on this innovative birdhouse and other tips […]

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Is The Blue Footed Booby A Gone Goose?

(BIRDS/ENDANGERED SPECIES) ECUADOR — Blue-footed boobies are a type of seabird native to the Galápagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador. Their distinctive bright blue feet make them hard to miss among the rocky terrain. However, their population is slowly declining. Scientists speculate this may be due to the decrease in availability of sardines, which are […]

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