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After 300 Beached Whales Died, Rescuers Raced To Save Hundreds More

A stretch of sand in New Zealand was the scene of both tragedy and triumph this weekend as rescuers raced to save hundreds of stranded pilot whales after 300 others died in one of the country’s largest beaching events.<p>On Thursday, the New Zealand Department of Conservation discovered more than 400 …

New Zealand

Why Whales Strand

Why Whales Beach!<p><b>2017</b><p><b>Dec 25:</b> navigation failure in mass stranded whales <b>(most popular)</b><p><b>2016</b><p><b>2015</b><p><b>2014</b> <b></b><p><b>2013</b><p><b>2012</b><p><b>2011</b><p><b>2008</b><p>Capt. David Williams (BSc, …

Intellectual Property

Are we any closer to solving the mystery behind whale beachings?

Early in the morning of Friday February 9, 2017, a group arrived at the isolated Farewell Spit on the coast of New Zealand. Traveling to capture one …

U.S. Army

7 Facts about False Killer Whales

The world’s fourth-largest dolphin is a different species than the better-known killer whale, but false killer whales (<i>Pseudorca crassidens</i>) also …

Killer Whales

Snakes in a Toilet

Cassie McFadden was trying to get her two boys organized and out the door one morning when her younger son, 4, reported a snake in the toilet. She …


Snake Removal Company Finds 24 Snakes in Home Video

A Texas snake removal company was called to capture a rattlesnake found in a toilet and eventually discovered 24 snakes in and under the house.


A rattlesnake slithered out of their toilet. Then they found 23 more.

Flush carefully.<p>A West Texas family had no idea what was living under their house until something slithered out of the toilet.<p>Twenty-four …


'Cheeky' tree snake pulled from girl's bedside light in Beechmont

Getting a midnight call to remove a snake from a girl's nightlight just inches from her pillow is just part of a typical day for two Gold Coast snake …

Habitat loss puts cheetah population on brink

Amid population declines for many wildlife species in Africa, conservationists are sounding alarm bells for the cheetah, the fastest animal on …


Cheetahs losing race away from extinction as African habitat shrinks

Britain-based zoologists have warned of a global fall in the number of cheetahs, the world's fastest land animal. They've urged conservationists to …


The time to stop wildlife extinction in Africa is now. Here are 5 ways to take action

1. Get ahead of cheetah extinction.<p>The world’s fastest land mammal is close to being gone forever. The beautiful cheetah has more failed hunts than …


Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration Is Both Legal and Constitutional

If you want to see the difference between a federal judge who follows the rule of law and a federal judge who ignores laws he doesn’t like in order …