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Yellow-knobbed curassows live in the forests of Colombia and Venezuela in South America. They are often found near river valleys and water holes …

Leafy Sea Dragon

About the Leafy Sea Dragon<p>Sea dragons are some of the most ornately camouflaged creatures on the planet. Adorned with gossamer, leaf-shaped appendages over their entire bodies, they are perfectly outfitted to blend in with the seaweed and kelp formations they live amongst.<p><b>Population</b><p>Endemic to the …

Giant Freshwater Stingray

Himantura chaophraya<p>The giant stingray is one of the world's largest freshwater fish, but it's also cloaked in mystery. No one is sure how many giant stingrays are left, which habitats they prefer, or even if they ever venture into the ocean, where their more commonly known relatives dwell.<p>These …

Snowy Owl

About the Snowy Owl<p>The ghostlike snowy owl has unmistakable white plumage that echoes its Arctic origins.<p><b>Reproduction</b><p>These large owls breed on the Arctic tundra, where females lay a clutch of 3 to 11 eggs. Clutch size depends upon the availability of food, and in particularly lean times a usually …

Great Horned Owl

About the Great Horned Owl<p>The great horned owl is the most common owl of the Americas, easily recognizable because of the feather tufts on its head. These “plumicorns” resemble horns or, to some, catlike ears.<p><b>Habitat</b><p>Great horned owls are adaptable birds and live from the Arctic to South America. …

Golden Poison Frog

About the Golden Poison Frog<p>The golden poison frog is considered one of the most toxic animals on Earth. A single specimen measuring two inches has enough venom to kill ten grown men. The indigenous Emberá people of Colombia have used its powerful venom for centuries to tip their blowgun darts when …

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Fossils suggest T. rex was, indeed, king of the food chain

After more than a century of debate over the Tyannosaurus rex's diet, a discovery in South Dakota is called the first direct evidence that the dinosaur hunted its prey.<p>July 15, 2013|By Melissa Pandika<p>Paleontologists Robert DePalma, left, and David Burnham examine a specimen… (Fallon E. Cohen )<p>The</i> …