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A file picture taken in January 2011 in Paris shows covers of some of the 42 foreign editions of the French fashion magazine "Elle", owned by French media conglomerate Lagardere. JOEL SAGET/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A manatee swims amid seagrass in the Homosassa River on Oct. 5 in Homosassa, Fla. Conservationists are planting seagrass in the area to help restore the natural habitat for manatees and provide a feeding ground for the mammals, following a record year in manatee deaths in Florida. The deaths were primarily from starvation due to the loss of seagrass beds. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Manatees are starving in Florida. Wildlife agencies are scrambling to save them

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Researchers used treats to coax young black bears to walk on their hind legs through mud to get footprints to compare to the fossils. Ellison McNutt hide caption

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Ancient footprints mistakenly attributed to bears were made by early humans

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British study: lobsters might experience feelings, including pain

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Study finds climate change is causing some albatrosses to divorce

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The U.S.'s only native parrot is being studied, to save it

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Invasive green crabs are threatening local species. The solution? Eat them

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The number of monarch butterflies migrating to California spiked this winter after years of historic lows. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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The butterflies are back! Annual migration of monarchs shows highest numbers in years

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Best in show winner Claire the Scottish deerhound stands with her handler Angela Lloyd at the National Dog Show. Lloyd said Claire was "more sure of herself" this year. Steve Donahue/SeeSpotRun Photo hide caption

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The Oregon-born wolf known as OR93 near Yosemite, Calif. in February 2021. The wolf thrilled biologists as it journeyed far south into California, but was found dead after apparently being struck by a vehicle. California Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP hide caption

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Western U.S. monarch butterfly population is doing better than expected

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The New Orleans Audubon Zoo has taken in the 7-month-old jaguar that was rescued from wildlife trafficking. The jaguar was rescued by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. AP hide caption

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President Biden is preparing to make his first White House turkey pardon

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