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Tiny marsupial threatened by roaming cats

Researchers say feral cats are pushing a critically endangered marsupial to the brink of extinction. The Kangaroo Island dunnart (Sminthopsis aitkeni) is a small, mouse-sized marsupial found only on their namesake island, off the coast

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Avian flu reaches Southwest

Arizona has reported the first cases of avian flu in the Southwest. The Arizona Game and Fish Department announced that federal wildlife officials confirmed the disease in three wild cormorants that had been found dead

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Watch: New gecko ID’d in India

Deep in the forests of India lives a colorful gecko species that only recently revealed its true identity. Meet Eublepharis pictus, also known as the painted leopard gecko. In 2017, researchers Zeeshan Mirza, of the