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Mass Animal Grave Unearthed in China Zoo

The animals likely died of illness and malnutrition.
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World's First Global Forest Map

Scientists, using three NASA satellites, have created a first-of-its-kind map that details the height of the world's forests.
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As Tests Continue, BP Sees No Signs of Damage to Well

As the Gulf of Mexico entered a third day free of fresh oil from BP’s blown-out well, the government on Saturday extended a test that has so far shown no signs of damage in the 13,000-foot-deep hole.
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Gorillas Play Tag Like Humans

Gorillas apparently can play tag much like humans do, scientists now reveal.
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5 Animals That Are Higher Than You Are

As unique as wish our species was, we have a lot in common with the animal kingdom.
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10 Deadliest Creatures of Ancient Earth

You don't want to mess with these organisms.
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Will Hurricanes Rain Oil on the Gulf?

Hurricane Alex is the first of a series of 14 named storms predicted for the 2010 hurricane season.
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Killer Whales Evolving Into Different Species

Scientists have found that Killer Whales in the North Atlantic Ocean differ in both diet and genetic makeup. In fact, they’re in the process of splitting into two different species all together.
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Bird-Like Dinosaur Used Venom

A fierce, feathered raptor might have been terrifying enough to small dinosaurs, lizards, birds and mammals living 128 million years ago, but add venom to its arsenal and the threat would be paralyzing—literally.
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Rudiments of Language Discovered in Monkeys

Campbell’s monkeys appear to combine the same calls in different ways, using rules of grammar that turn sound into language.
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