She had been searching for a mate, or another pack, officials said, and had wandered at least 8,712 miles in her hunt. It’s not yet known how the animal died, but state officials say they are investigating.
Antarctica, the coldest, windiest and driest continent on Earth, set a record high temperature on Thursday, underscoring the global warming trend, researchers said. Esperanza, Argentina’s research station
This widespread woodland owl dozes by day on a well-hidden perch but seldom relies on its good camouflage to avoid harm. Instead, it flies away at the least disturbance, seldom tolerating close approach.