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Are flamingos returning to Florida?

Flamingos are a Florida cultural icon, and sightings of American Flamingos in the state have been on the rise in recent decades. However, whether they're truly native to the U.S. or only arrive via escape from captivity has ...

dateFeb 21, 2018 in Ecology
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Aerial surveys highlight beisa oryx hotspot

Aerial surveys in northern Kenya have confirmed the existence of a large population of beisa oryx, otherwise known as the East African oryx. The surveys, which took place in 2016 and 2017, covered the south-eastern parts ...

dateFeb 20, 2018 in Ecology
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In 16 years, Borneo lost more than 100,000 orangutans

Over a 16-year period, about half of the orangutans living on the island of Borneo were lost as a result of changes in land cover. That's according to estimates reported in Current Biology on February 15 showing that more ...

dateFeb 15, 2018 in Ecology
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