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Wildlife In Protected Areas Can Often Become Casualties Of War

When an area is engulfed by war, it doesn't only take a toll on people, it can hurt wildlife, too. A new study shows just how that happens in Africa.

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1:05Marijuana plants
Newsy

Pot Farms Could Be Hurting Animals And The Environment In California

0:56Green sea turtle
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Scientists Say Too Many Sea Turtles Are Born Female — Here's Why

0:48A Snowy Egret sits on a branch
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Accidentally Killing Migratory Birds Isn't A Crime Anymore

0:39Pterosaur illustration.
 

Scientists Are Really Excited About This Discovery Of Pterosaur Eggs

0:58Model of what people claim the yeti looks like
London Looks / CC by 2.0

The Abominable Snowman Could Just Be A Bear

1:01Fly resting on table
Barbara Willi / CC by 2.0

Flies Carry Even More Bacteria Than You Might Think

1:02Turkey bird
Anaterate / CC0

Turkey Poop Might One Day Power Your Home

1:16An elephant
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Trump Pauses The Decision On Importing African Elephant Trophies

1:17Elephant in the National Park, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
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The US Will Allow Imports Of Elephant Trophies From Zimbabwe, Zambia

1:04Tango is photographed during a bushwalk at the Chimpanzee Conservation Centre on November 28, 2015 in Somoria, Guinea.
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Chimps Can Spread The Alert About Danger Just Like Humans Do

1:19Flying ants underneath a window
Keith Williamson / CC BY 2.0

All Those Bugs In Your Home Are Picky About Its Interior

1:08A Black Angus cow grazes
U.S. Department of Agriculture

WHO To Farmers: Stop Giving So Many Antibiotics To Healthy Animals

1:15Caribou graze in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
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Lawmakers May Soon OK Drilling In The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

0:49Drawing of a sinosauropteryx
University of Bristol

This Masked Dinosaur Was An Expert At Camouflage

1:16Researchers capture and pull a vaquita valf on to their boat used for locating the endangered animals
VaquitaCPR

How To Save The Most Endangered Marine Mammal In The World

0:49Iditarod musher and his dogs
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Iditarod Sled Dog Doping Prompted New Rules For The Race

1:32Dog smiling
ASPCA

A New California Law Will Take Rescue Pets From Shelters To Stores

1:02A bee
patrickkavanagh / CC BY 2.0

Honey Analysis Shows Insecticide Contamination All Over The World

1:48A closeup of a house spider from England
Nic McPhee / CC BY-SA 2.0

Do Sleeping Humans Really Swallow 8 Spiders A Year?

1:04An Anthony's poison arrow frog sitting on a leaf
Rebecca Tarvin

How Do Poisonous And Venomous Animals Resist Their Own Toxins?

1:00Two snow leopards
Tambako The Jaguar / CC BY ND 2.0

Snow Leopards Aren't Endangered Anymore, But They're Still Vulnerable

1:02An endangered Key deer in Florida
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

For Florida's Endangered Wildlife, Hurricanes Come With The Territory

0:52A Siberian tiger yawns
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Tigers Are Returning To A Country Where They Were Once Extinct

1:06Close up shot of yellow-headed amazon
C. P. Ewing / CC BY 2.0

Like Humans, Parrots Eat Nutrient Supplements ... But Theirs Are Clay

0:49A photo of the fossilized Borealopelta markmitchelli
Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, Drumheller, Canada.

Dino Armor Might Not Be Just For Defense — It Also Could Be For Mating

1:11Yellowstone grizzly bears
Yellowstone National Park

The US Interior Secretary Is Being Sued Over Yellowstone Grizzly Bears

1:24Sue the T. rex stands in Stanley Field Hall
The Field Museum

The Field Museum Is Giving Sue The T. Rex Her Own Room

1:06A Sea Shepherd ship confronting Japanese whalers.
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Sea Shepherd Admits Setback In Battle Against Japanese Whaling Ships

1:30Two mosquitoes suck blood
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Mosquitoes Are Awful. So Why Haven't We Tried Exterminating Them?

1:18Siberian huskies
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Direwolves Of 'Game Of Thrones' Lead To Dire Problems For Real Dogs