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 (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
Apr. 27, 2015 By training a type of grasshopper to recognize odors, a team of biomedical engineers is learning more about the brain and how it processes information from its senses. While the results of this ... read more
Apr. 27, 2015 The monk parakeets that have invaded Europe and North America over the last 40-50 years fortifying their massive communal nests atop utility poles in many urban areas appear to have originated from ... read more
Apr. 27, 2015 Researchers have discovered how an abundant class of RNA genes, called lncRNAs can regulate key genes. By studying an important lncRNA, called Xist, the scientists identified how this RNA gathers a ... read more
Apr. 27, 2015 Coral reefs, true reservoirs of biodiversity, are seriously threatened by human activities and climate change. Consequently, their extinction has often been heralded. Now, researchers are painting a ... read more
Apr. 27, 2015 An apparently advantageous mechanism of conifer pollination has nevertheless been disappearing over millions of years, a new study finds. The mechanism works well, but because it depends on three ... read more
Apr. 27, 2015 Olive oil is universally considered a much healthier alternative to meat fat. Plant-derived oils (such as olive oil, canola oil, and vegetable oil) largely consist of unsaturated fatty acids, whereas ... read more
Apr. 27, 2015 Bumblebees that have been infected by parasites seek out flowers with nicotine in the nectar, likely to fight off the infection, new research has found. The nicotine appears to slow the progression ... read more