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Wood: Earth Day 2019 – Protect our species

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4/22/2019 Photo: Emma Scott, environment director, Wood. ABERDEEN — Earth Day is celebrated by more than a billion people every year. It is a day of action that aims to change human behavior and provoke policy changes worldwide. Nature’s gifts to our planet are the millions of species that we know and love, and many Read More

Fearsome ‘warg-like’ ancient predator was bigger than a polar bear (PHOTOS)

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A truly awe-inspiring ancient predator has been discovered in Kenya which may have been one of the largest-ever carnivorous mammals to roam the planet, eclipsing even the largest modern bears, big cats and wolves. The Simbakubwa kutokaafrika fossils were stored at the the National Museums of Kenya having been excavated in the 1980s but were Read More

Out of a drawer and into your nightmares comes a vicious ancient beast

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Ohio University integrative biologist Nancy Stevens peered into a drawer in the wooden cabinets on the top floor of a Nairobi museum in 2010, she saw a chunk of rock containing massive teeth and knew she had come across something important. Simbakubwa kutokaafrika, a gigantic mammalian carnivore that lived 22 million Read More