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Crawfish frogs are declining in Arkansas

Large amounts of crawfish frogs seemed to be dying, and researchers weren’t sure why. Chelsea Kross, a quantitative ecologist at the Illinois Natural History Museum, and her colleagues had conducted a short study placing telemetry

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Human presence keeps armadillos up at night

Proximity to humans may be turning armadillos into night owls. Nine-banded armadillos (Dasypus novemcinctus)—the only armadillo species found in the United States—are distributed widely across southern states. They are also naturally expanding their range northward

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Michigan expands CWD management zone

The spread of chronic wasting disease — a deadly neurological disease in deer and other cervids — into more counties in Michigan has caused the Michigan Natural Resources Commission to expand their Core Chronic Wasting