President Joe Biden on Monday said the new Omicron coronavirus variant is "a cause for concern, not a cause for panic," as federal health officials brace for the first cases of the new variant to be detected in the US.
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The first fossil evidence of a pine cone sprouting seeds has been preserved in 40 million-year-old amber.
Crystal Palace Park, in south London, still hosts the world's first dinosaur sculptures. They were created in the 1850s based on what were, at the time, very recent scientific discoveries: fossils, unearthed in England just decades earlier.
It’s a ghastly sight: ticks by tens of thousands burrowed into a moose’s broad body, sucking its lifeblood as the agonized host rubs against trees so vigorously that much of its fur wears away.
Russian rescue dog Monika has a new spring in her step after being fitted with titanium prosthetic legs -- just months after doctors suggested she should be put down because of severe injuries.
More than 1,000 manatees in Florida have died this year, a new report confirmed this week. It's the highest recorded number of manatee deaths in decades.
Scientists have found SARS-CoV-2 spreads like, well, a virus among white-tailed deer and other wild animals in the United States.
Federal wildlife officials overseeing the world's only wild population of endangered red wolves announced Wednesday that they are abandoning a 2018 plan to limit the animals' territory and loosen protections for wolves that strayed from that area.
More cougar sightings are being confirmed in Michigan, although wildlife officials aren’t certain yet whether that means more of the animals are reclaiming the area as their home.
An approximately 300 million-year-old fossil skeleton discovered at Canyonlands National Park in Utah could be the first of its kind, researchers say.