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the yosemite toad only mates for about two weeks in late springand only in wet meadows at elevations above 480
The Yosemite toad only mates for about two weeks in late spring—and only in wet meadows at elevations above 4,800 feet https://t.co/ARfGsvVP7w
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that we can conjure images of long extinct animals in our minds is down to the discipline of paleoart
That we can conjure images of long-extinct animals in our minds is down to the discipline of paleoart https://t.co/8lthxoDDTJ
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travel the world through the eyesand lensesof our your shot photographers
Travel the world through the eyes—and lenses—of our Your Shot photographers https://t.co/EXf6I6svxM
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the endangered cantor s soft shell turtle once destined for dinner plates is beginning to recover thanks to th
The endangered Cantor's soft-shell turtle, once destined for dinner plates, is beginning to recover thanks to the help of a Cambodian community https://t.co/6gcdQ4Me2N
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in the us food waste is often invisibly baked into how we shop cook and entertain stopfoodwasteday
In the U.S., food waste is often invisibly baked into how we shop, cook and entertain #stopfoodwasteday https://t.co/kVdikMYYx0
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take a moment today to appreciate these fascinating creatures
Take a moment today to appreciate these fascinating creatures
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every once in a while analyzing the preserved poop of people reveals something truly surprising
Every once in a while, analyzing the preserved poop of people reveals something truly surprising https://t.co/SfrcMniXsd
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a jewel of botanical literature in cuba this book of detailed botany illustrations was rediscovered after deca
A "jewel of botanical literature in Cuba," this book of detailed botany illustrations was rediscovered after decades of searching https://t.co/12uNfc4HUS
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a jewel of botanical literature in cubathis book of detailed botany illustrations was rediscovered after decad
A "jewel of botanical literature in Cuba," this book of detailed botany illustrations was rediscovered after decades of searching https://t.co/0orkjL45hI
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the tokyo olympics are bound to bring increased attention to competition climbing but some athletes are concer
The Tokyo Olympics are bound to bring increased attention to competition climbing, but some athletes are concerned about how the format will change the sport https://t.co/GPeclFk0MC
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when scientists say bears are going extinct i want people to realize what it looks like says photographer paul
"When scientists say bears are going extinct, I want people to realize what it looks like," says photographer Paul Nicklen
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we stood there cryingfilming with tears rolling down our cheeks
"We stood there crying—filming with tears rolling down our cheeks." https://t.co/1gx52VO8xw
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sand cats are typically hard to find but these adorable kittensspotted in the moroccan saharawere hard to miss
Sand cats are typically hard to find, but these adorable kittens—spotted in the Moroccan Sahara—were hard to miss
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happy birthday jane goodall thank you for taking humanity further
Happy birthday Jane Goodall! Thank you for taking humanity further.
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this help make our planet a little less hostile take the pledge
This #EarthDay, help make our planet a little less hostile.

Take the #PlanetorPlastic pledge: https://t.co/I0jX9UOtO6
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for over a decade researchers searched in vain for another hawaiian tree snail for george to mate with to no a
For over a decade, researchers searched in vain for another Hawaiian tree snail for George to mate with, to no avail. He died at the age of 14. https://t.co/aO1y8fipGH
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today scientists unveiled the world s first image of a supermassive black hole containing the same mass as 65
Today, scientists unveiled the world's first image of a supermassive black hole containing the same mass as 6.5 billion suns #EHTBlackHole https://t.co/at6tou7YxN
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this man jumped into action when he noticed a small rabbit near the fast spreading flames
This man jumped into action when he noticed a small rabbit near the fast-spreading flames
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just six light years away a frozen world seems to be orbiting a small dim red star s
Just six light-years away, a frozen world seems to be orbiting a small, dim red star https://t.co/maNn4hFBK6 s
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exclusive behind the scenes footage follows elon musk in the moments before the falcon heavy launch
Exclusive behind-the-scenes-footage follows Elon Musk in the moments before the Falcon Heavy launch https://t.co/oaLvkR12Jl
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