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Great White Shark Caught On Camera Napping For The First Time

Scientists think they've finally caught on film a shark getting some rest. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Greg Skomal, a marine fisheries biologist, who was part of the team that collected the footage.
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'Ant' Is A Movie About Ants — Or Is It?

The director, a young man from Tajikistan, says he wanted to show a day in the life of an ant. But there may be more to it than that.
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The Dark Side To The Firefly's Flare

If summer's a time for bugs, the firefly is a classic. But all is not so light and happy with the light-up creature: "Femme fatales" from one species actually lure males of other species to eat them.
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Library Cat's Job Is Saved

Browser can go on delighting patrons and terrorizing rodents at the public library. Amid international outrage, lawmakers in White Settlement in North Texas have decided not to fire him after all.
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There She Is, Probably The Most Beautiful Goat In Lithuania

A video of a Lithuanian goat beauty contest is going viral. But ... what makes a goat beautiful?
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Nonstop Flight: How The Frigatebird Can Soar For Weeks Without Stopping

Scientists have been attaching transmitters on the huge seagoing birds and are astonished by their ability to stay aloft.
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Cat Causes Flood Damage At Humane Society

A spokesman for the shelter in Broward County, Fla., says a kitten likely used her paw to turn on a faucet. The water was left on for 17 hours, causing flooding and $5,000 in damage.
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Should Pacific Bluefin Tuna Be Listed As An Endangered Species?

Environmental groups have asked the U.S. to give the prized fish protection under the Endangered Species Act. Some scientists and activists say the chances are slim but the action is long overdue.
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Beyond Sightseeing: You'll Love The Sound Of America's Best Parks

The National Park Service is racing to record soundscapes of each park that capture nature for the ear. "If we start to lose sounds of wilderness, we start to lose a piece of us," one scientist says.
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In Quest For Happier Chickens, Perdue Shifts How Birds Live And Die

Perdue Farms, one of the largest poultry companies in the country, says it will change its slaughter methods and also some of its poultry houses. Animal welfare groups are cheering.

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