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Populations of monarch butterflies are projected to decline in eastern North America and a new study published today in the Journal of Animal Ecology concluded that habitat loss in North America would be to blame.
University of Calgary-led research is first of its kind, uncovering the origin of oilsands sediment
Parts of eastern North America, northern South America, southern Europe, the Middle East and several other parts of the world will be able to experience a unique type of solar eclipse this Sunday, November 3.
The Eastern Newt (Notophthalamus viridescens) is a common newt of eastern North America. They frequent small lakes, ponds, and streams or near-by wet forests. They can coexist in an aquatic environment with small, noncarnivorous fish, as their skin secretes a poisonous substance when the newt is threatened or injured. They have lifespans of 12 to 15 years within the wild and may grow to five inches long. These newts are common aquarium pets, being either collected from the wild or bought. The...
- Large; stout; burly.