Crashed spacecraft may have left tiny but tough creatures on the moon

Crashed spacecraft may have left tiny but tough creatures on the moon

 

You’ve heard of men on the moon — but what about moss piglets?

Thousands of tardigrades — also known as “water bears” or “moss piglets” — were on board the Beresheet spacecraft when it crash landed on the moon in April. The tiny creatures are incredibly hardy and can survive extremely low temperatures and harsh conditions– and The Arch Mission Foundation,
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Ancient Europeans lived alongside a half-ton bird nearly 12 feet tall

Ancient Europeans lived alongside a half-ton bird nearly 12 feet tall

 

 

Inside a Crimean cave was a gigantic ancient mystery just waiting to be uncovered: a bird so large that it weighed nearly as much as an adult polar bear.

Giant birds once roamed Madagascar, New Zealand and Australia. The latest fossil find, an intriguing fossilized femur, was recently found in Taurida Cave on the northern coast of the Black Sea.
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Orphaned elephants get new life in Kenya

Orphaned elephants get new life in Kenya

 

When they found Enkesha in Kenya’s Masai Mara in 2017, the baby elephant’s trunk was nearly severed by the wire snare wrapped tightly around it. She was in intense pain and at risk of losing the appendage so necessary for food and survival. It took a three-hour operation and a lot of aftercare but, two years later, the calf’s trunk has healed well.
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Yellowstone visitors told what to do when bears touch vehicles

Yellowstone visitors told what to do when bears touch vehicles

 

 

 

 

The bears are out in force and the tourist season is underway at Yellowstone National Park so inevitably clashes between bears and humans will occur. Such was the case Saturday when a bear stood up and leaned against a truck with its paws.

Obviously it was searching for food.

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