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July 7, 2015 - Issue 937


Essential for Our Ecosystem - But You Probably Kill Them Almost Every Day

Insect Evolution

July 7, 2015

Most people hate them, banishing them from their homes and yards by any means necessary. They've been around since the earliest ecosystems on earth though, and still play a critical role. Can you guess what these fascinating creatures are?

Catalina Island Foxes Brought Back from the Brink of Extinction Facing New Threats

Catalina Island Foxes Brought Back from the Brink of Extinction Facing New Threats

July 7, 2015

The Catalina Island fox nearly went extinct in 1999, but recovery efforts have increased its population to more than 1,500 animals. Now, with their increased prevalence, a new threat could be putting their lives at risk.

Crow: “I’m Just Messin’ with Ya…”

Crow: “I’m Just Messin’ with Ya…”

July 7, 2015

A crow tiptoes forward, then skips away whenever a young man looks his direction.