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Newly Identified 'Hellboy' Dinosaur Sported Unique Horns, Scientists Say

The new species, a close relative of Triceratops that was discovered in Alberta, Canada, has large horns above the eyes and a crown-like frill.
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Your Moment Of Baby Goat Bliss

The world has a lot of sad stories. But as a blog called Goats and Soda, we feel it is our duty to bring you a minute (and three seconds) of relief with the latest viral goat video.
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Chimps Are No Chumps: Give Them An Oven, They'll Learn To Cook

That's what researchers found when they gave chimps a device that appeared to work like an oven. The findings add to the argument that our ancestors began cooking soon after learning to control fire.
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Avian Flu Outbreak Has U.S. Bakers Begging For Europe's Eggs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said it will allow pasteurized egg imports from the Netherlands to alleviate dwindling supplies and higher prices from the ongoing outbreak on U.S. poultry farms.
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Grass Gourmands: A Herbivore Food Mystery On The African Savanna

A new study sheds light on a longstanding ecological question: How do so many species like impalas and elephants co-exist when they're all feeding on the same limited foods?
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The White House Has A New Visitor, And It's Got Feathers

Politicians in Washington currently have an actual hawk in their neighborhood.

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As Caviar Prices Skyrocket, Sturgeon Poachers Invade Pacific Northwest

Global sturgeon populations are collapsing — most notably in Russia, where caviar is known as black gold. That's fueling a market for illegal caviar and driving poachers to the Columbia River.
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At Vermont's Dog Mountain, Comfort And Community For Pet Lovers

In a small New England town, visitors come to a tiny white chapel dedicated to the souls of dogs. But how it came to be is its own complicated love story.
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Secretary Of Agriculture: Bird Flu Poses 'No Health Issue' To Humans

The largest outbreak of avian flu in U.S. history is ravaging poultry at farms in the Midwest. Sec. Tom Vilsack says there's no risk of transmission to humans, but egg prices may rise.
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Conservationists Warn Hunting, Development Threaten New Species

Crawford Allan of TRAFFIC, an anti-wildlife trafficking organization, tells NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates that the rarity of some of these species in Southeast Asia make them desirable to illegal trade.

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