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  • Magical Firefly Lights May Seem Random But There’s a Different Pattern For Every Species in U.S.
    by Andy Corbley on June 22, 2021 at 4:24 pm

    If every snake has a different pattern on its scales, and every cat has a different pattern on their fur, why wouldn’t fireflies all flash different patterns of light? As it turns out, they do. And with 2,000 species described, the potential diversification of twinkling is enormous. For example, the Big Dipper Firefly flashes while The post Magical Firefly Lights May Seem Random But There’s a Different Pattern For Every Species in U.S. appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Invading Rats Were Finally Eradicated on 2 Galapagos Islands Thanks to Drone Partnership
    by Good News Network on June 20, 2021 at 7:27 pm

    Two years after a rodent eradication program began on two Galapagos Islands, conservations are excited to finally declare the lands rat-free—and drones, for the first time, contributed to the big success. The actions carried out over the last two years on Seymour Norte and Mosquera islands will now ensure that native biodiversity on the island The post Invading Rats Were Finally Eradicated on 2 Galapagos Islands Thanks to Drone Partnership appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Circus Turns Over Last Four Performing Bears to Animal Sanctuary That Has Holistic Natural Environment
    by Andy Corbley on June 18, 2021 at 3:23 pm

    The career in the limelight is over for a quartet of performing bears after a Vietnam circus agreed to hand them over to a sanctuary. Animals Asia had already campaigned for the release of two show bears, Sugar and Spice, named for their fiery personalities, and now the last 4 Asiatic black bears from the The post Circus Turns Over Last Four Performing Bears to Animal Sanctuary That Has Holistic Natural Environment appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Giant Rhinoceros Skeleton Found in China – One of the Largest Land Mammals Ever (Look)
    by Andy Corbley on June 17, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    In the land of endless fossils—aka North China—a new species of giant rhinoceros has been discovered in Gansu Province that ranks among the largest terrestrial mammals to ever walk the Earth. Belonging to an extinct genus called Paraceratherium, which means “near the hornless beast,” the new species displays some different characteristics and carries with it The post Giant Rhinoceros Skeleton Found in China – One of the Largest Land Mammals Ever (Look) appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Bees Have a New, Lifesaving ‘Vaccine’ to Make Them Immune to Pesti-Side Effects
    by Andy Corbley on June 16, 2021 at 4:30 pm

    There’s been a lot of talk about vaccines these days, but not for bees. But a Cornell student has figured that since our most important pollinators are regularly exposed to lethal pesticides, there ought to be talk about a bee vaccine. James Webb did more than talk though, he invented one—a pollen-sized microparticle containing a The post Bees Have a New, Lifesaving ‘Vaccine’ to Make Them Immune to Pesti-Side Effects appeared first on Good News Network.