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According to research, several mammals have become nocturnal to avoid contact with humans. If this seems extreme…that’s because it is. This probably works out well for the animals but it can have severe ecosystem level consequences. Mammals have been adjusting to the presence of  humans for years by moving less, moving to more remote areas […]

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one. The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. At the same time, the moon will be ever so closer to Earth and appear slightly bigger and […]

It’s rare to see a great number of African Americans out in the great outdoors, but Rue Mapp the founder of Outdoor Afro Outdoor Afro is determined to change that. “One of the things that I learned right away is that Black people are getting out but we don’t see it in mainstream media, ” explained Mapp. She continued, “Picnics […]


The stars came out in the middle of the day, zoo animals ran in agitated circles, crickets chirped, birds fell silent and a chilly darkness settled upon the land Monday as the U.S. witnessed its first full-blown, coast-to-coast solar eclipse since World War I. Millions of Americans gazed in wonder at the cosmic spectacle, with […]

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West’s most famously picturesque landscapes has sparked an investigation by the National Park Service and a furor online. Agents so far have confirmed the images in Yosemite and four other national parks in California, Utah and Oregon. […]

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CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — A mountain lion attacked a 6-year-old boy Sunday in Northern California and began dragging him away before his father and another man fought the animal off, authorities said. The boy suffered bite wounds and scratches his head and neck following the attack, which was reported about 1 p.m. at a hiking […]

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A Brazilian woman was walking her dog when a porcupine fell off a lamp post and landed on her head leaving her with 272 quills in her scalp.  A surgeon was able to remove the quills with tweezers. She’s taking antibiotics to prevent infection. For more details. Click here.