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The anhinga or ‘devil bird’ lands in New York, with more to come

Anhingas, water birds with snakelike necks, have turned up in Prospect Park in Brooklyn and far upstate, a sign of shifting ranges for birds from the South.
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How climate change is affecting how animals and people date and mate

How climate change is affecting how animals and people date and mate

Leave it to climate change to teach us that looks aren’t everything.
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Meet the mice who make the forest

Scientists are unearthing a quiet truth about the woods: Where trees grow, or don’t, depends in part on the quirky decisions of small mammals.
Climate change is driving monkeys and lemurs from the tree canopy to the forest floor, study finds

Climate change is driving monkeys and lemurs from the tree canopy to the forest floor, study finds

The stresses of climate change are driving dozens of species of monkeys and lemurs that normally shelter and feed high in the tree canopy to the forest floor, a new study shows.
Did nature heal during the pandemic 'anthropause'?

Did nature heal during the pandemic 'anthropause'?

Covid precautions created a global slowdown in human activity — and an opportunity to learn more about the complex ways we affect other species.
Birds that build nests with domes may be doomed

Birds that build nests with domes may be doomed

A nest with a roof may provide some birds with more protection. But bird species that build simpler nests may be more adaptable to changing conditions.
These birds aren’t lost. They’re adapting.
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These birds aren’t lost. They’re adapting.

Bird-watchers love to see vagrants, or birds that have traveled far outside their range. But scientists say they have a lot to teach us in a world facing ecological change.
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