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Man Releases Rodent, Inadvertently Feeds a Hawk

It's been said that there are no free lunches in nature -- but in the seemingly noble act of releasing a mouse to live free in the wild, one young cadet provided a hungry hawk with just that.

eastern caenolestid

This is a newly discovered 'toothless' rat Paucidentomys vermidax, found in remote rainforest on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, which represents a new step in rodent evolution Picture: Kevin Rowe/PA

Spotted Skunk

The Spotted Skunk, are one of three different species of skunk in the U. This one is doing the "I'm gonna spray you right now" handstand

True mouseketeer: After rescuing the crumb-thief, RSPCA found it had sustained no injuries and it was released back into the wild

Mouse rescued from toaster after getting stuck feasting on crumbs

True mouseketeer: After rescuing the crumb-thief, RSPCA found it had sustained no injuries and it was released back into the wild

On May 14, 2008 Brandon Swanson,19, crashed his car in a ditch on a rural road. He called his dad to pick him up, but his father couldn't find him. Calling him back, Brandon said he'd walk to the nearby town of Lynd. In the middle of the call, Brandon sud

On May 2008 Brandon Swanson, crashed his car in a ditch on a rural road. He called his dad to pick him up, but his father couldn’t find him. Calling him back, Brandon said he’d walk to the.

A rare mutation.

I almost need a separate board for crazy-colored lobsters. This image released by the New England Aquarium shows a one-pound female lobster, known as a "split," that was caught by a Massachusetts fisherman last week.

Are there clear markers that can identify the presence of animal consciousness?

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Pua'a shell,

New Zealand Paua shell. Some of the most expensive jewelry is made from this exotic shell.

They do it their way.

They do it their way.

Southeast U.S. Lights up the Night Sky - The Southeast U.S. as seen at night by an astronaut aboard the International Space Station. The brightly lit metropolitan areas of Atlanta, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida appear largest with numerous other urban areas forming an interconnected network of light across the region.

Southeastern USA at night is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 30 crew member on the International Space Station. The brightly lit metropolitan areas of Atlanta, GA (center) and Jacksonville, FL (lower right)

Neurons

Research in the News: Shedding light on mental illness, one brain synapse at a time

Extraordinary 298-Million-Year-Old Forest Discovered Under Chinese Coal Mine

Extraordinary 298-Million-Year-Old Forest Discovered Under Chinese Coal Mine

A nearly forest has been found underneath a coal mine near Wuda, China. The study site, located near Wuda, China, is unique as it gives a

Cloud Streets off Aleutian Islands (click for larger version) January 2012

Strong winds polished the snow of southwestern Alaska and stretched marine stratocumulus clouds into long, parallel streets in early January, After crossing Bristol Bay, the winds scraped the clouds across the tall volcanic peaks of the Aleutian Islands.