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Hundreds of Huge Sharks Are Gathering in Mysterious Swarms, And Nobody Knows Why

They are supposed to be solitary animals.<p>Hundreds of basking sharks (<i>Cetorhinus maximus</i>) have been spotted swarming in massive groups, and it's all a …

Fish

Snake sex party discovered after Florida python implanted with tracking device

A slithering sentinel male python equipped with a surgically implanted tracking device led Florida wildlife biologists to what they are calling a “breeding aggregation” -- or snake sex party.<p>Wildlife biologist Ian Bartoszek said they were tracking a Burmese python nicknamed Argo, who days earlier …

Zoology

Giant group of octopus 'moms' discovered during deep sea expedition: 'It's suicide'

A group of more than 100 octopus "moms" and their eggs were found clustered about 2 miles below the ocean's surface off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica by a group of scientists during a deep-sea expedition.<p>The researchers made the surprising discovery while exploring the Dorado Outcrop, a rocky …

Zoology

Bad Bullet Choices

A friend of mine was going to Alaska, and taking his .375 H&H as a moose gun. Being a handloader, he asked me about using 260-grain bullets of …

Hunting

Swarms of Huge Sharks Discovered, Baffling Experts

Basking sharks sometimes congregate in groups of up to 1,400, a new study of aerial surveys reveals.<p>Swarms of up to over a thousand basking sharks have been spotted along the northeastern U.S., puzzling experts who study the normally solitary species.<p>Aerial surveys meant to locate endangered North …

Fish

Spanish Man Raised by Wolves Reportedly Finds Human Ways of Life Disappointing

A couple weeks ago, the Spanish newspaper <i>El Pais</i> caught up with Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja who in 1965 was discovered in Spain’s Sierra Morena …

Wildlife

Their sport is banned in three states. Meet a duck hunter

Dean Rundell crouches in the marsh grass, clad in three different kinds of camouflage.<p>Cast skyward, his pale eyes seem drawn from the same palette as …

New South Wales

Without reporters to bear witness, how can voters really judge Doug Ford? | The Star

<b>Read more:</b><p>Ford owes the media nothing, and reporters will doubtless find their own way, hopscotching across the province to keep up. But his attempt …

Hung Up

Police probe claim of illegal hunting by Quantock Staghounds

League Against Cruel Sports says it has presented evidence to police of deer being chased by dogs<p>Police are investigating allegations of illegal deer hunting in south-west England, following claims that a traditional hunt has been chasing stags with packs of hounds.<p>Investigators from the League …

Hunting

A Rhubarb Custard Cake Somewhere Between Pudding and Heaven

And you don’t need any fancy equipment.<p>It’s that time of year again, when 70% of my Instagram feed is taken over by moodily-lit galettes laden with pink celery. And guess what? I LOVE IT. It means spring is here, there’s more day time for naturally-lit photos, and more stuff at the farmers market …

Dessert

Officials: California man shot 130 hawks, birds of prey

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California man shot more than 130 hawks and other legally protected birds of prey on his land, leaving the carcasses to pile up at the foot of trees and telephone poles, wildlife officials said Wednesday.<p>California Department of Fish and Wildlife managers believe the …

Birds

Stephen Hawking Dies at 76; His Mind Roamed the Cosmos

Stephen W. Hawking, the Cambridge University physicist and best-selling author who roamed the cosmos from a wheelchair, pondering the nature of gravity and the origin of the universe and becoming an emblem of human determination and curiosity, died early Wednesday at his home in Cambridge, England. …

Physics

Particle Accelerator Reveals Ancient Greek Medical Text Beneath Religious Psalms on Parchment

If you’re a history buff, you might not know much particle physics. But the two fields share more in common than you’d think. X-rays from a …

From sex-ed to a carbon tax: Here’s where Doug Ford stands on big issues

Doug Ford is potentially just under three months away from becoming Ontario’s next premier.<p>The bombastic, populist politician capped off a whirlwind …

Russians soak up the 'power' of Siberian red deer blood

<b>Nikolskoe, Russia (CNN) —</b> It's no secret that Russian President Vladimir Putin is proud of his physique -- he has been photographed topless on horseback, or reeling in a fish. But what's behind the stamina of this 65-year-old, now contesting his fourth presidential election? Deer antler blood has …

Wildlife

China Plans Panda Park Three Times the Size of Yosemite

The giant panda bear, as we report in a feature story by photojournalist Ami Vitale in the spring issue of Adventure Journal, has rebounded from …

Think Before You Boycott: Guns, Public Land, and Vista Outdoor

You might have never heard of Vista Outdoor before, but you definitely know about their hunting subsidiaries: Federal Premium Ammunition, Bushnell, …

The Controversial Way Florida Researchers Are Dealing With Invasive Iguanas

Experts are in disagreement over the most humane—and legal—way to kill the invasive reptiles.<p>There's a bounty out for iguanas' heads in southeastern Florida.<p>A team of 15 researchers from the University of Florida have been hunting down invasive iguanas with captive bolt guns as part of a …

'Deer coming into farmyards at night and eating silage alongside cattle' - Group call for hunting extension

Attendees at a public meeting organised by the Manor Kilbride Deer Management Project (MKDMP) heard that there is an over-reliance on recreational …

Hunters ignore warnings, eat deer with CWD

A few hunters, at least, willingly are eating sick deer.<p>Most of the news coming out of the Pennsylvania Game Commission's press conference announcing …

Hunting

Six Wildest Hunting Adventures at SCI

All the world is a hunt camp. Or at least that was the feeling as I walked the aisles at the Safari Club International’s annual convention, held …

‘People think the deer are lovely. Then they learn more about it’: the deer cull dilemma

The Scottish Highlands have a deer problem. Is shooting tens of thousands of them the only solution? By Cal Flyn<p>When we arrive at the cottage, they are already there, watching us from high on the crags overlooking the water. The five of us are still tasting the chill, stale air of the empty …

Scotland

The 28 Gauge and Square Loads

The 28 gauge patterns efficiently because its ¾-ounce payload is “square” (inasmuch as anything packed in a cylinder can be square), according to …

Boom In Antler Pet Chews May Have Opened A Black Market

Three weeks after he mounted them on the front of his garage, Jeff Young found his prized antlers were literally ripped off.<p>"I think they just hung on them," Young says of the thieves, pointing up at the empty drill holes on the garage's façade one gray morning in Anchorage this winter.<p>"They were …

Wildlife

Netflix's new horror film Veronica dubbed 'scariest ever' is based on a real story - trailer and why it's freaking people out

Netflix has just dropped a ton of new content, but it was a release earlier this week that has everyone talking.<p>Veronica, the Spanish horror movie, …

How to Butcher a Rabbit

Rabbits might be small, but butchering them can be a big job if you're not sure what you're doing. Here’s a step-by-step guide for how to break down …

World’s most controversial fruit may depend on giant bats for pollination

While we debate whether the durian is the best or worst food on the planet, it turns out this wonderful oddity may require healthy populations of flying fox for survival.<p>Durian. Depending on whom you talk to it’s either the most beloved or the most despised fruit on the planet. It suffers no …

Mangroves

Recipe: The shortbread cookie that broke the internet

If you have a pulse and an Instagram account, or engage with food media in any capacity, you’re probably already well-aware of the internet craze …

How to Cook Ribs in the Oven for Meaty Satisfaction All Year Long

<b>1. Oven-Braised Short Ribs with Pasilla-Tomato Mole</b><br>Chef Hugo Ortega uses smoky pasilla chiles, tomatoes and spices to make a rich, tangy mole sauce …

BBQ

How Canada’s border towns are dealing with a growing stream of refugees

Down on the border<p>Twenty-four hours.<br>Four provinces.<br>Seven towns.<br>What one day on the Canada-U.S. line says about refugees, Canadian tolerance and …

Red River