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For sale, the 'world's largest dinosaur skull': 9ft-long intact Triceratops fossil is set to reach $1.8 million at auction The Dragon King dinosaur skull (shown) is up for sale in Hong Kong. At 9.2ft (2.8 metres) long it is said to be the world's largest intact dinosaur skull. It belonged to a male Triceratops that lived 66 million years ago.
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Rare cannibal iguana caught snacking on a juicy juvenile Reptiles don't usually tuck into their own kind, but harsh environmental conditions may have pushed this adult iguana to its limits | 3 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Wanted: patient, rain-loving shepherd for Snowdon conservation project National Trust advertises for second shepherd to walk north Wales foothills to keep sheep away from vegetation such as bog asphodel and fruiting bilberriesThe successful candidate will need to love walking, fresh air, have appropriately trained dogs and a
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Giant Easter Island 'hats' rolled into place, study says The distinctive headgear worn by some of the famous Easter Island statues may have been rolled up ramps to reach those high perches, a new study suggests
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Nepal earthquake: How to prevent thousands more deaths The 2008 Sichuan earthquake taught us that managing and preventing landslides could save thousands of lives in Nepal over the coming weeks | 4 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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3-D image of live embryo turning itself inside out Researchers have captured the first 3-D video of a living algal embryo turning itself inside out, from a sphere to a mushroom shape and back again. The results could help unravel the mechanical processes at work during a similar process in animals, which
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Common back problems may be caused by evolution of human locomotion A common spinal disease could be the result of some people's vertebrae, the bones that make up the spine, sharing similarities in shape to a non-human primate. The research suggests that the relatively quick evolution of the ability to walk on two legs ma
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Bats use both sides of brain to listen -- just like humans Researchers have shown that, like humans, mustached bats use the left and right sides of their brains to process different aspects of sounds. Aside from humans, no other animal that has been studied, not even monkeys or apes, has proved to use such hemisp
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New Zealand stoats provide an ark for genetic diversity British stoats suffered a dramatic loss in genetic diversity in the 20th century but extinct British genes were preserved in the stoat population of New Zealand, a new study has found. The research reveals that stoats, which were introduced to New Zealand
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Bullying leads to depression and suicidal thoughts in teens High school students subjected to bullying and other forms of harassment are more likely to report being seriously depressed, consider suicide and carry weapons to school, according to findings from a trio of studies.
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