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  • Gut check: how vultures dine on rotting flesh, and like it

    They snack on danger and dine on death, merrily munching on rotting flesh that would certainly sicken or kill any person and most other animals. But how do vultures do it?
  • NC deer farmers, hunters battle over regulation of growing herds

    North Carolina deer farmers, who breed the animals to sell as game and for their meat and antlers, are making a high-profile push to expand their industry, pushing for more permits and less-onerous regulation. Hunters and wildlife conservationists, who...

    Rotting food is no problem for the turkey vulture, thanks to its toxic gut

    Rotting food is no problem for the turkey vulture, thanks to its toxic gut
    Turkey vultures are amazing animals, and, lets face it, pretty disgusting. They pee on their own legs. They frequently projectile-vomit. They feast on rotten meat teaming with pathogens. And if an animal's hide is too thick, a turkey vulutre will...

    Hidden video camera provides a close-up look at condor living

    Hidden video camera provides a close-up look at condor living
    A new reality TV show unfolded this year in a cave in a sandstone cliff about 75 miles northwest of Los Angeles. While home alone and waiting for his parents to return with carrion for dinner, an energetic young male California condor played games on...

    NIU primatologist named 2014 Illinois professor of the year

    NIU primatologist named 2014 Illinois professor of the year
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Elgin Courier-News reports: The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education have named Elgin resident and Northern Illinois Professor Dan Gebo as the 2014...