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Monarchs spend their winters in the central mountains of Mexico before traveling up through the United States to Canada. Sandy and Chuck Harris/Flickr hide caption

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Scientists say bumblebees can sense flowers' electric fields through the bees' fuzzy hairs. Jens Meyer/AP hide caption

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Bumblebees' Little Hairs Can Sense Flowers' Electric Fields

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Wrecked By Superstorm Sandy, Conservationists Work To Restore Migratory Birds' Refuge

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Scientists in California are turning to big data to help save the red-legged frog, which is listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Gary Kittleson hide caption

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Using Algorithms To Catch The Sounds Of Endangered Frogs

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Dallas' Stray Dog Problem Gets Worse After Woman's Death

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A young harbor seal lounges on top of seaweed near Cundy's Harbor, Maine, in 2000. As pupping season and Memorial Day weekend collide, New Englanders are being asked to stay away from seals. Pat Wellenbach/AP hide caption

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Feral hogs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are an invasive and hugely destructive species. Courtesy of Bill Lea hide caption

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On The Trail Of The Wily Wild Hog

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Bella And Max Are Top Dog Names In New York City

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Hunting And National Parks Don't Mix Except When It Comes To Feral Hogs

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Female Drosophila bifurca flies have an organ to store sperm (right) that male flies compete to fill, crowding out rivals. Scott Pitnick/Nature hide caption

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For Female Fruit Flies, Mr. Right Has The Biggest Sperm

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Why Your Dog Doesn't Respond To You When You're Angry

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