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  • Thousands of birds abandon eggs, nests on Florida island

    The din created by thousands of nesting birds is usually the first thing you notice about Seahorse Key, a 150-acre mangrove-covered dune off Florida's Gulf Coast.
  • William and Mary researchers study milkweed to help save monarch butterfly

    William and Mary researchers study milkweed to help save monarch butterfly
    The monarch butterfly — perhaps the most recognizable of its kind — is fast disappearing, with population declines of up to 90 percent documented over the last decade. The most likely culprit? It's not disturbances in the monarch's...

    Illinois bison busy as rabbits, prairie ambassadors

    Illinois bison busy as rabbits, prairie ambassadors
    Since wild bison were reintroduced to an Illinois prairie after being absent from the region for nearly two centuries, the animals have been multiplying a bit like another more prevalent prairie mammal: rabbits. A total of 14 bison calves were born this...

    Domestic cats stay away from coyotes, study finds

    Domestic cats stay away from coyotes, study finds
    Domestic cats may be cute and cuddly, but they’re also adept hunters. In the United States, cats kill billions of birds and small mammals a year, experts say. But where does all this carnage happen? Near people’s houses, a new study...

    Is it endangered? More study for alligator snapping turtles

    Is it endangered? More study for alligator snapping turtles
    Federal protection may be needed for three amphibian species and seven reptiles, including the hard-biting, spiky-shelled alligator snapping turtle, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says. The Fish and Wildlife Service said Tuesday that those species...