Animals

Tiny Amazon fish spotted in a single stream could become extinct immediately after being found

Tiny Amazon fish spotted in a single stream could become extinct immediately after being found

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — Two new colorful fish species have been found in the Brazilian Amazon basin – and they are already on the verge of extinction. The fish belong to a subfamily called South American Darters. …

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A baby giraffe born with a leg condition is fitted with a brace at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

A baby giraffe born with a leg condition is fitted with a brace at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

ESCONDIDO, Calif. — For the past three decades, Ara Mirzaian has customized braces for everyone from Paralympians to children with scoliosis. But Msituni was a patient like no other — a newborn giraffe. The calf was born on February 1 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, north of San Diego, with its …

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A baby giraffe born with a leg condition is fitted with a brace at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

A baby giraffe born with a leg condition is fitted with a brace at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

ESCONDIDO, Calif. — For the past three decades, Ara Mirzaian has customized braces for everyone from Paralympians to children with scoliosis. But Msituni was a patient like no other — a newborn giraffe. The calf was born on February 1 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, north of San Diego, with its …

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A baby giraffe born with a leg condition is fitted with a brace at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

A baby giraffe born with a leg condition is fitted with a brace at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

ESCONDIDO, Calif. — For the past three decades, Ara Mirzaian has customized braces for everyone from Paralympians to children with scoliosis. But Msituni was a patient like no other — a newborn giraffe. The calf was born on February 1 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, north of San Diego, with its …

A baby giraffe born with a leg condition is fitted with a brace at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park Read More »

A baby giraffe born with a leg condition is fitted with a brace at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

A baby giraffe born with a leg condition is fitted with a brace at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

ESCONDIDO, Calif. — For the past three decades, Ara Mirzaian has customized braces for everyone from Paralympians to children with scoliosis. But Msituni was a patient like no other — a newborn giraffe. The calf was born on February 1 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, north of San Diego, with its …

A baby giraffe born with a leg condition is fitted with a brace at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park Read More »

A baby giraffe born with a leg condition is fitted with a brace at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

A baby giraffe born with a leg condition is fitted with a brace at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

ESCONDIDO, Calif. — For the past three decades, Ara Mirzaian has customized braces for everyone from Paralympians to children with scoliosis. But Msituni was a patient like no other — a newborn giraffe. The calf was born on February 1 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, north of San Diego, with its …

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Only 10 Vaquita porpoises remain, but hope remains for their survival

Only 10 Vaquita porpoises remain, but hope remains for their survival

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — The world’s smallest marine mammal is so endangered there are only about 10 left in its sole habitat in the Mexican Gulf of California. But that may not spell doom for the Vaquita …

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Michigan suspends bird displays at zoos and other locations amid spread of bird flu

Michigan suspends bird displays at zoos and other locations amid spread of bird flu

Michigan has ordered all bird shows to pause as more cases of bird flu are confirmed in the state. Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) director Gary McDowell announced the new protocol Tuesday, ordering a halt to Michigan’s poultry and waterfowl shows in 2022 until so long that the state goes 30 days …

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Endangered Hawaiian monk seal population at highest in decades |  State News

Endangered Hawaiian monk seal population at highest in decades | State News

HONOLULU (AP) — The population of the endangered Hawaiian monk seal has exceeded levels not seen in more than two decades, according to federal officials. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials said this week the seal population has been increasing steadily for the past two years. Officials estimate the population grew by more than 100 …

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