Shooting a fish flying through the air with a bow and arrow isn't as hard as you would think. At least, not when it's a 20 pound Asian carp and there are so many that the fish you hook wasn't necessarily the one you aimed for.
AFP (May 21, 2015) Zambia has lifted a ban on the hunting of big cats that was imposed over allegations of corruption in the awarding of government hunting concessions, officials said Wednesday.
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AFP (Jan. 28, 2014) Conservationists in Ivory Coast have been hunting, trapping and transporting a dozen extremely rare elephants to a new forest home, in an unprecedented operation that is crucial for both the animals ... watch video
AP (Oct. 8, 2014) Researchers say a significant growth of aquatic grasses in the upper Chesapeake makes the estuary cleaner and more productive. Sport fishing and hunting are making a dramatic comeback. (Oct. 8)
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AFP (Nov. 13, 2014) Police and firefighters were desperately hunting for a tiger on the loose near Paris Thursday after a local resident spotted the fearsome animal in a car park and sounded the alert, authorities said. ... watch video
Reuters (Nov. 26, 2013) There's more to the seahorse than grace and beauty. Using advanced high speed camera technology, scientists in Texas have demonstrated that the seahorse has a hunting technique that makes it among ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Feb. 21, 2013) Due to human encroachment, habitat destruction, illegal hunting and disease, many animals are facing the danger of extinction.
The ape family has not avoided this fate, as many of its species are ... watch video
Nov. 23, 2015 From an evolutionary perspective, it happened almost overnight. In less than 800 years Yakutian horses adapted to the extremely cold temperatures found in the environments of eastern Siberia. The ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 Urban environments struggle with contaminated water running off, causing pollution and algal blooms. In response, cities often use natural landscapes of soil, grasses, and ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 Fruit fly windpipes are much more like human blood vessels than the entryway to human lungs. To create that intricate network, fly embryonic cells must sprout "fingers" and ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 In a first-of-its-kind study, an international team tested social correlates of both objective and subjective contact with nature in a systematic way, revealing complex linkages between nature, ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 Many birds travel in flocks, sometimes migrating over thousands of miles. But how do the birds decide who will lead the way? Researchers now have some new insight based on ... read more
Nov. 24, 2015 Spontaneous and synchronized drumming tempo has been assessed in a female bonobo who self-selected to participate by regularly approaching a human drummer in a designated research area within a ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 A tick that is not known to bite people may play a role in the transmission of Lyme disease, according to a new article. This study adds to a growing body of evidence that indicates that in order to ... read more
Dec. 4, 2014 The tools currently used for Asian Carp eDNA monitoring often fail to detect the fish, says a new report. By comparison, the new eDNA methods described in this study capture and detect Asian Carp ... read more
June 25, 2012 The bow and arrow have long been regarded as a possible indicator of culture in prehistoric times. Bows and arrows appear to have been in use for some 64,000 years, given evidence from South Africa. ... read more