8 red wolves released into wild provide hope for critically endangered species

The world’s only wild population of red wolves just got eight more members. Four adult red wolves and four captive-born pups were released into a wildlife refuge in eastern North Carolina, raising hopes that this unique species can be pulled back from the brink of extinction—for the second time. Red wolves are a critically endangered […]

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Can dogs eat cicadas? Brood X cicadas make a meal for these pups, birds, and squirrels. – Vox

They’re filling up while the filling’s good… This story is part of Down to Earth, a Vox reporting initiative on the science, politics, and economics of the biodiversity crisis… For some of us, the thought of biting into a cicada, six legs and all, is revolting — be it deep-fried or dipped in chocolate. But […]

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