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NASA image: Update for Skunk Fire, Arizona

The Skunk Fire which began as a lightning strike on Saturday, April 19 is currently 31,167 acres large including fire growth and back burns.The fire continues to move in a north westerly direction and an ...

dateMay 20, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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NASA image: Skunk fire in Arizona

The Skunk Fire in Arizona started with a lightning strike on Saturday, April 19. Currently over 10,000 acres have been affected. It is located in the San Carlos Apache Reservation. The terrain in the area ...

dateMay 16, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Auburn's EcoDogs sniffing out endangered species

(PhysOrg.com) -- These dogs seek out animals in the woods, but they aren't your typical hunting dogs. They have been trained to find endangered species so Auburn University researchers can document the location and number ...

dateJun 04, 2010 in Ecology
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Skunk's Strategy Not Just Black and White

Predators with experience of skunks avoid them both because of their black-and-white coloration and their distinctive body shape, according to UC Davis wildlife researcher Jennifer Hunter. The study was published ...

dateNov 10, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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