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Finch-Powered Fumigation

By | May 7, 2014

Darwin’s finches use pesticide-treated cotton to line their nests and unwittingly protect themselves against parasitic fly larvae.


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Lonesome George Dies Alone

By | June 25, 2012

The world’s last Pinta Island tortoise died this past weekend at the age of 100.


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Small Shark Species Discovered

By | March 7, 2012

Deep diving scientists near the Galapagos Islands churn up a new shark variety, measuring just over 1 foot long.


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