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Moose Populations Are Plummeting In The Northeast

North America’s moose population is plummeting and scientists are not 100% sure why. An article in the New York Times reported that moose are dying off at 25% per year in northeast Minnesota — that’s a big jump since the death rate used to hover around 8 to 12%. In […]
Moose Populations Are Plummeting In The Northeast
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Want To Kill A Python? Go To Florida

[credit provider=”Flickr/wildxplorer” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/krayker/2127435092/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Get ready for some good ole snake wrangling down in Florida this January. The state will hold it’s first annual Burmese python hunt in hopes of reducing the invasive species numbers.The hunt is supported by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission in hopes to reduce the […]
Want To Kill A Python? Go To Florida
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Canada’s War Against Rats

“I have a freezer full of dead rats,” says Laurie Wein, project manager at Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve in western Canada.
Canada’s War Against Rats
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Meet 11 Species That Are Set To Take Over The Earth

[credit provider=”Wikimedia/CDC” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Aedes_Albopictus.jpg”] Invasive species are bad news. They compete with native critters for food, destroy local ecology and, in some cases, are even dangerous to humans.And thanks to the increasingly global nature of our world, there are more and more animals discovered where they don’t belong every year.
Meet 11 Species That Are Set To Take Over The Earth
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The Stink Bugs Are Coming

[credit provider=”Image via David R. Lance, USDA | Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported “] An invading force is laying the groundwork for a coup in the United States this year, and it’s going on right under our noses. The brown marmorated stink bug, an insect species from Asia that has […]
The Stink Bugs Are Coming
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Snakes And Spiders Are Taking Over Guam

[credit provider=”Flicrk user anja_johnson” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotoecke/6334335266/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] The island nation of Guam is under attack from an alien species. Not that kind of alien, but the brown tree snake, which was introduced to the island 60 years ago. Since then, the snake population has risen to 2 million.Another horrible thing? Because of […]
Snakes And Spiders Are Taking Over Guam