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Monster Monday: Armadillos of Unusual Size

by | Monday, July 11, 2016 |

Learn about the humble armadillo's prehistoric cousin—the glyptodont. While modern armadillos range...

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Argentina 200: the Declaration of Independence

by | Friday, July 8, 2016 |

About the photo: Representatives signed Argentina’s declaration of independence at the Congress of...

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Africa's Deep Helium Pool

by | Thursday, July 7, 2016 |

Photo Credit: © AP Photo: Helium lifts weather balloons high into the atmosphere to record and...

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Monster Monday: The Black Mamba’s Kiss of Death

by | Monday, July 4, 2016 |

Photo: The black mamba shows its ominous black smile. Credit: © NickEvansKZN, Shutterstock Widely...

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