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Birth of 3 Wolf Pups Means Colorado Has Its First Native Wolves Since the 1940s

Colorado wildlife officials on Wednesday confirmed the existence of a litter of gray wolf pups—the first thought to be seen in the state in decades. The discovery is also noteworthy in light of a voter-passed initiative last year to reintroduce wolves to Colorado by 2023.Read more...
Tags: Science, Colorado, Environment, John, Wolves, Pack, Mammals, Scavengers, Wolf, Jane, Jared Polis, RED WOLF, Libbie Miller, Wolf Reintroduction, Mammals Of Asia, Subspecies Of Canis Lupus


North Atlantic Right Whales Are Shrinking, and It’s Our Fault

Whales are some of the biggest animals on the planet, but new research shows that at least one endangered species is shrinking.Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Whaling, Cetaceans, Endangered Animals, Michael Moore, Whale, Marine Mammal, Joshua Stewart, North Atlantic right whale, Right Whale, Baleen Whales, Balaenidae, Mammals Of Asia, Baleen Whale, Entertainment Culture


These Whales Are Shrinking, and It’s Our Fault

Whales are some of the biggest animals on the planet, but new research shows that at least one endangered species is shrinking.Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Whaling, Cetaceans, Endangered Animals, Michael Moore, Whale, Marine Mammal, Joshua Stewart, North Atlantic right whale, Right Whale, Baleen Whales, Balaenidae, Mammals Of Asia, Baleen Whale, Entertainment Culture


Polar Bear-Grizzly Hybrids, Aka Pizzly Bears, May Be Growing More Common Due to Climate Crisis

What do you get when you cross a polar bear and a grizzly bear? A fluffy reminder of how climate change is transforming our planet at an alarming rate. Read more...
Tags: Science, Biology, Environment, Bear, Hybrid, Polar Bear, Scavengers, Vanderbilt University, Grizzly Bears, Apex Predators, Organisms, Larisa DeSantis, Branches Of Biology, Mammals Of Asia, Grizzlypolar Bear Hybrid, Ursid Hybrids


Distinct Species of Adorable Weasels Have Been Hiding in Plain Sight

Arguably the cutest member of the weasel family, ermines can be found throughout the northern regions of North America and Eurasia. A closer look at ermines suggests these creatures really represent three distinct species, in a discovery with ecological implications.Read more...
Tags: Science, Animals, Environment, North America, Mammals, Eurasia, Haida Gwaii, Mink, Organisms, Weasels, Stoat, Mammals Of Asia, M Haidarum, Mammals Of New Zealand, Fauna Of Italy, Jocelyn Colella


A Mystery Brain Condition Is Making Bears Friendly, Then Killing Them

An unknown neurological condition is sickening and often killing young black bears in California and Nevada. The illness also seems to make the bears unafraid of people. Though the condition doesn’t appear to be severely harming the bear population at large, scientists and wildlife officials are still trying to figure…Read more...
Tags: Science, California, Animals, Environment, Nevada, Bear, Scavengers, Predators, Apex Predators, Carnivores, Brandon Munk, Ethology, Fur Trade, Mammals Of Asia, Health Medical Pharma


An Extinct Cave Bear's DNA Was Still Readable After 360,000 Years

A tiny ear bone belonging to a cave bear that died some 360,000 years ago has yielded the oldest genome not sourced from permafrost. The newly sequenced genome is offering new insights into the evolution of cave bears and how climate change can precipitate the emergence of entirely new species.Read more...
Tags: Science, Biology, Dna, Environment, Genome, Genomics, Polar Bear, Genetic Genealogy, Brown Bear, Organisms, Ancient Dna, Branches Of Biology, Mammals Of Asia, Cave Bear


Gray Whales Off Baja California Are Dying En Masse, and Scientists Don't Know Why

An unusual mortality event of gray whales off the coast of Mexico is disturbingly persistent, according to a study published this week in the Marine Ecology Progress Series. The die-off began in 2019, and the gray whale death count is currently at 384, though the actual number may be higher.Read more...
Tags: Science, Mexico, Cetaceans, Whale, Marine Mammal, Blue Whale, Cetacea, Gray Whale, Baleen Whales, Balaenidae, Oceanic Dolphins, Mammals Of Asia, Baleen Whale, Gray Whales Off Baja California Are Dying En Masse