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Nature news that made headlines, plus a good helping of the cute and the quirky, all wrapped up in a weekly two-minute video roundup.

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    The best fossil finds of 2017

    The best fossil finds of 2017

    From pterosaur eggs, to upside-down dinosaurs, to ancient insects, we’re recapping some of our favourite fossil finds from 2017!

    TOPSY-TURVY
    CAVE CUB
    BABY LOUIE
    EGG JACKPOT 
    FEATHERED FRIEND 
    OLDEST TICK 
    AMBER INSECTS 
    MUMMIFIED SALAMANDER 
    JURASSIC SQUIRRELS 
    STRANGE ADDITION

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    Giant penguins, Tasmanian tigers & a Bryde’s whale washup

    Giant penguins, Tasmanian tigers & a Bryde’s whale washup

    Illegal wolf killings spark an investigation in Washington, an increase in medicines containing banned animal parts, super-sized penguin fossils discovered in New Zealand, and a Bryde’s whale carcass in Namibia could help settle a century-old scientific conundrum! Get these stories and more in this week’s roundup of nature news.

    SHARK-DRAGGING CASE CLOSED
    ANCIENT PARASITE  
    SUPER-SIZED PENGUIN
    LIZARDS OF OZ 
    TASMANIAN TIGER
    VULTURE DECLINE
    SUMATRAN RHINOS IN TROUBLE
    WOLF REWARD
    ILLEGAL TRADE MEDS
    NEW MARINE REFUGE
    BRYDE’S WHALE WASHUP 

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    Humpback ballet, cats on camera, & a turtle tangles with drifting cocaine

    Humpback ballet, cats on camera, & a turtle tangles with drifting cocaine

    New species discoveries in the Greater Mekong, a missing marsupial reemerges, a sea turtle rescue with a difference, and some stunning humpback ballet. Get these stories and more in your two-minute blast of wildlife news!

    NEW SPECIES BONANZA
    ANCIENT ANIMAL 
    MISSING MARSUPIAL
    COSY SQUIRRELS
    WHAT GOES AROUND
    BUTTERFLY LAWYERS
    LYNX AND PUMA
    HUMPBACK BALLET
    OCEAN ACIDITY
    TANGLED TURTLE
    CRANKY SEA LIONS

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    New ghost scorpion, duck-billed dinosaur & the world’s oldest eye

    New ghost scorpion, duck-billed dinosaur & the world’s oldest eye

    A new ghost scorpion found in Malaysia, scientists unearth the oldest fossil eye, crafty orcas take down rays in New Zealand, a tadpole-hunting jumping spider, and hope for a rare ibis in Morocco! Get these stories and more in your weekly recap of wildlife news!


    SCORPION SURPRISE
    CAMERA TRAPS SURVEY
    WACKY DINO
    ANCIENT EYE
    TADPOLE SNACK
    ZOMBIE STINGRAYS
    GREAT WHITES IN MAINE
    LONE WOLF
    HOPE FOR IBIS
    RAINBOW RECORD

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    Stressed-out whales, baby clouded leopards & 200 pterosaur eggs

    Stressed-out whales, baby clouded leopards & 200 pterosaur eggs

    Rare clouded-leopard cubs spotted in Borneo, the discovery of 200 pterosaur eggs, Canada protects a record stretch of ocean and microbes named after “Rush”! Get these stories and more in your weekly recap of wildlife news!


    RARE SIGHTING
    CAN CLAW
    STRESSED OUT WHALES
    SERENGETI OF THE ARCTIC
    PESTICIDE PROBLEMS
    BAT BRAINS
    MUSICAL MICROBES
    DEEP DWELLER
    ANCIENT EGGS
    DEFORESTATION GROWING
    TREETOP TUMBLE

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    Whale spa day, ‘gentle’ killer bees & a baby woolly mammoth

    Whale spa day, ‘gentle’ killer bees & a baby woolly mammoth

    A new frog in Brazil, breeding success for the world’s smallest glider, whales enjoy a spa day in Canada, and how a ’toxic’ gas might help power elephant seals’ deep dives.


    HYBRID HELPERS
    FINCH SPECIATION
    NEW FROG
    KAKAPO COMEBACK
    HUMPBACK HIDEOUT
    BOWHEAD DAY SPA
    DEATH-DEFYING DIVES
    3.5-BILLION-YEAR-OLD LEGACY
    TINY GLIDER
    'LYUBA' ON LOAN

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