12 Tragic Stories of Extinct Animals

Most people are familiar with the sad story of the dodo. This plump, flightless bird was so tasty and so tame that it was hunted to extinction within a century by Dutch sailors arriving on the shores of Mauritius. The tale of the dodo is one of the most famous stories of extinction in all natural history. […]

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Scientists discover penguin ‘super-colony’ so large you can see it from space

Keep tabs on various animal species can often be quite difficult for researchers. Sometimes the creatures are predictable, while other times they can pop up in the most unexpected places. That appears to be the case with a newly-discovered super-colony of Adélie penguins which, thanks to the incredible size of the group, was actually spotted […]

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