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No Taming the Shrew

Good thing for us it’s small, because this predator gives no quarter to its quarry.


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Butterfly Effect

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A Legacy on the Chesapeake Bay

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Rational Fear

As human populations expand and lions’ prey dwindles, the poorest people—and hungriest lions—pay the price.



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Building Panama

Florida Museum study shows that the Isthmus of Panama was formed by plate tectonics.

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