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A New Species Discovered ... On Flickr

Could crowd-sourced photo sharing be the future of taxonomy? Cybertaxonomy?
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'Kitty Cam' Reveals The Secret Life Of Roaming Cats

Researchers at the University of Georgia, working with the National Geographic Society, are revealing the hidden lives of cats. Small video cameras on the necks of dozens of domestic cats show surprising hunting habits, and cats cheating on their owners. Melissa Block talks with wildlife ecologist Kerrie Anne Loyd.
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White Marlin Aren't Biting At Ocean City Tournament

The White Marlin Open in Ocean City, Md. has been going on all week, but a variety of factors have contributed to very few bites from the elusive fish.

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London's Zoo Gets Animals Into Olympic Spirit

The London zoo is presenting its own Olympic-style games. Adoring crowds cheered on the penguins in diving, otters in swimming and Zebras in long distance running. Instead of medals, they are competing for tasty morsels.
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Study: Humans, Elephants User Similar Vocalizations

Audie Cornish talks to Tecumseh Fitch of the University of Vienna in Austria about the science behind elephant communication through sound.
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Building For Birds: Architects Aim For Safer Skies

The eye-catching, shiny buildings that line cityscapes can be deadly for birds. Architects are experimenting with new designs that preserve the beauty – while also preserving the birds.

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