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CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Researchers in South Africa say they have rediscovered a species of mole with an iridescent golden coat and the ability to almost “swim” through sand dunes after it hadn't been seen for more than 80 years and was thought to be extinct.
By GERALD IMRAY, Associated Press
Duke professor and animal expert Stuart Pimm feels if the endangered species act been signed sooner, the ivory-billed woodpecker could have been saved.
Among the males n a captive breeding program at the Fausto Llerena Tortoise Center, Diego displayed an exceptional sex drive, so much so, he's credited with helping save his species from extinction.
Aimee Ortiz, New York Times
What happened to the dinosaurs when an asteroid about 6 miles wide struck Earth some 66 million years ago in what is today Mexico is well known: It wiped them out. But the exact fate of our planet’s diverse ocean dwellers at the time — shelly ammonites, giant mosasaurs and other sea creatures — has not been as well understood.
Lucas Joel, New York Times