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December 1, 2015 - Issue 1084


This "Disposable" Pet Hardly Looks Like an Invasive Species, But...

This "Disposable" Pet Hardly Looks Like an Invasive Species, But...

December 1, 2015

They can out-compete their native counterparts, and are becoming a nightmare for wildlife managers. So much so, that some places have create "Don't Let It Loose" campaigns. Please don't add to an already trying ecological problem.

Endangered Fur Seals Dying on California Coast

Endangered Fur Seal

December 1, 2015

An alarming number of dead and dying young fur seals from the Island of Guadalupe have been washing up on the shore in California over the past year. Scientists think this "unusual mortality event" may be because the waters in the area have been warming, possibly due to El Niño, or perhaps due to climate change.

Kung Fu Mantis Vs. Jumping Spider

Kung Fu Mantis Vs. Jumping Spider

December 1, 2015

In a world full of danger and intrigue, a mantis' Kung Fu stance is his best defense.