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Seattle Moves Fireworks Display Out Of Respect For Eaglets

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Harry Kaplan practices pitching during Home Run Baseball Camp at Friendship Recreation Center in June. Kaplan's arm is stretched long and toward the ground as his hips are faced away from the catcher. A chimp, in contrast, could never throw a fastball. Heather Rousseau/NPR hide caption

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Pitch Perfect: Why Our Shoulders Are Key To Throwing

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In the current New Yorker, Michael Specter explores the conflict among some people who suffer from Lyme disease, and the doctors who study it. aanton/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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'The Lyme Wars' That Tiny Ticks Have Wrought

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Sea Lamprey Nosed Into Controlled Areas By Scent

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Philippines Pulverizes Ivory To Discourage Traffickers

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Tawny Crazy Ants Invade Southern States

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Dove matches a feather from one of the museum's limpkin specimens to a partially digested feather sample taken from a Burmese python. Marie McGrory/NPR hide caption

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Animal CSI: Inside The Smithsonian's Feather Forensics Lab

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Mayoral Races Across Mexico Are Turning Into A Zoo

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Chimpanzee Toni celebrated his 50th birthday at the Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich on Nov. 22, 2011. Sven Hoppe/DPA/Landov hide caption

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Rule Would List All Chimps As Endangered, Even Lab Animals

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