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November 15, 2018
A rare two-headed copperhead that was found in late September in a Virginia yard has died. MUST CREDIT: JD Kleopfer
Rare two-headed snake found in Virginia has died
November 15, 2018 - 11:47am
November 14, 2018
A drunk raccoon in Milton, W.Va. MUST CREDIT: Photo handout from Milton Police Department
Raccoons drunk on crab apples cause false rabies scare in West Virginia
November 14, 2018 - 7:35pm
November 12, 2018
The Woolsey Fire burns above Malibu, Calif., on Nov. 10. Photo for The Washington Post by Kyle Grillot
Paradise has burned to the ground, and officials now try to pick up the pieces
November 12, 2018 - 9:16pm
A fire-scarred hillside just outside Paradise, Calif., Nov. 11, 2018. Of the 23 people known on Sunday to have been killed by the fire in Paradise, six had died in their cars. (Jim Wilson/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
As death toll climbs from California fires, investigators face grim task of finding remains
November 12, 2018 - 7:08am
November 9, 2018
At least nine dead, Paradise 'pretty much destroyed' as wildfire rages in Northern California
November 9, 2018 - 7:07am
November 8, 2018
A Mandarin duck has gone missing. Photo by Bradley Kane, courtesy of @BirdCentralPark.
New Yorkers feeling 'crushed' after Central Park's beloved Mandarin duck goes missing
November 8, 2018 - 2:30pm
November 1, 2018
Two recently orphaned puma cubs -- also known as mountain lion and cougar -- from different locations in Northern California are now playing, bonding, and calling Como Zoo home. The pumas arrived from California to Como on October 30, 2018 after being cared for by Oakland Zoo wildlife specialists.  Courtesy of the Oakland Zoo
St. Paul zoo welcomes orphaned mountain lion cubs
November 1, 2018 - 7:30pm
October 31, 2018
Students discover 6,000-year-old stone ax at Mount Vernon
October 31, 2018 - 3:04pm
During the month of September April Hepokoski created only a mason jar full of garbage. Learn more about our guest and her zero waste lifestyle on this week's episode. (Submitted photo)
Pressroom Podcast: Building that “zero waste muscle” with April Hepokoski
October 31, 2018 - 9:58am
October 28, 2018
Dressed as his grandfather, 13-month-old Hudson Maniak accepts a treat from Great Lakes Aquarium volunteers Elle Westrum (left) and Erin Christensen during Scarium at the Aquarium Sunday. Steve Kuchera /
Great Lakes Aquarium holds annual 'Scarium at the Aquarium'
October 28, 2018 - 7:16pm
October 22, 2018
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The eerie song of Antarctica - melting
October 22, 2018 - 12:35pm
October 21, 2018
Student scientists sift through mud and debris from the bottom of Lake Michigan in their search for meteorites.  Johnny Ford, Shedd Aquarium
Teen scientists went looking for meteorites in the Great Lakes. They found another type of alien.
October 21, 2018 - 5:15am
October 19, 2018
Three of the four goats from Two Willow Farm rest on the weeds in the rain garden near Glensheen's parking lot on Friday. The goats will be on the historic grounds through the weekend munching away at unwanted weeds such as buckthorn and raspberry brambles. (Samantha Erkkila / button
Glensheen's new goat gardeners
October 19, 2018 - 3:14pm
October 18, 2018
Steve Kolbe, NRRI research scientist, nails a birdhouse to a tamarack tree in the Sax-Zim Bog Wednesday afternoon to encourage boreal chickadees to nest. Bob King /
Scientists hang 500 birdhouses in Sax-Zim Bog to study boreal chickadees
October 18, 2018 - 7:16pm
October 12, 2018
The American Crystal Sugar factory operates in East Grand Forks.  Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
October 12, 2018 - 9:01am