Pets & Animals

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What Happens If Mosquitos Go Extinct?

By: Kevin Le, Reporter
As summer starts to come, mosquitos have slowly come out with it. Have you ever thought about killing every single one of these annoying bugs?
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firefly 2768 by art farmer is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Fireflies And How They Are Able To Light Up

By: Taryn Heuvelman, Journalist
Fireflies are magnificent creatures that miraculously are able to light up.
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Engineering Breakthrough for Pets

Engineering Breakthrough for Pets

By: John Stevens, Journalist
Engineering has helped advancement in the medical field. We are now able to properly diagnose our pets and even give them prosthetics inexpensively.
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Image Source:  Panda by George Lu is licensed under CC BY 2.0


By: Erick Molina-Diaz, Journalist
Pandas are one of the laziest creatures ever.  They're also unintelligent.  They eat bamboo even though it's not nutritious so they have to eat 26 to 84 pounds of bamboo to maintain healthy and don't die of starvation.
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17-year Cicada (Northern Virginia, USA) by thepeachpeddler is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Cicada Ice Cream

By: Madeline Seminaro, Journalist
You know when bugs get in your drink or food? Imagine bugs being put in your food and then you purposefully eat it? Apparently, that's what people do when they eat cicada ice cream.
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Six Recently Extinct Animals

Six Recently Extinct Animals

By: Arya Gupta, Journalist
An extinct animal is a species where there are no animals of its kind alive around the globe. Here are six animals that are gone now, that future generations will likely never hear of or see.
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Male Peregrine Falcon by USFWS Headquarters is licensed under CC BY 2.0

The Peregrine Falcon

By: Zekarias Delelegn , Reporter
The Peregrine Falcon is a type of bird that comes from the Falco Peregrine species. They are most commonly known as being the fastest animal on earth, due to them reaching 240 mph while diving to catch it's prey.
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Credit: Peter Schuchert/The Hydrozoa Directory

Immortal Jellyfish – The Animal That Can Reverse Time

By: Shrey Sharma, Reporter
This astonishing animal has the power to reverse its own life cycle, turning back into a larva.
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Redtailed hawk, close by wolfpix is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0


By: Donis Ramirez Gonzalez, Reporter
Hawks are a group of medium-sized diurnal raptors in the family of birds such as Accipitridae.
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Breaching Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) by Gregory Slobirdr Smith is licensed with CC BY-SA 2.0. To view a copy of this license, visit

How Whales Evolved from the Land

By: Benita Xavier, Journalist
Whales are the animals not only the in the sea, but in the entire planet. But the species they've evolved from, not so much.
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The Goblin Shark

By: Reagan Vaughn, Reporter
Goblin sharks live in the deep dark part of the ocean (the Midnight Zone).
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Mosquito picando by trebol_a is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Mosquitoes, The Deadliest Animal on the Planet

By: Edin Diaz Lobos, Reporter
Some animals are cute and others dangerous here is the world's most deadly animal.
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