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Hummingbirds routinely hit 9Gs like it’s no big deal
Their courtship flights bend the barriers of physics in nature.
This newly discovered dinosaur is called ‘the one who causes fear’ for a reason
You wouldn't want to be in this top predator's path.
The next pandemic could be lurking anywhere. Can this wildlife-tracking app help prevent it?
In Brazil, crowdsourcing intel on sick animals helps health officials gird against yellow fever outbreaks.
Trees hold the secrets to centuries of climate data
Researchers constructed a hydrographic map of South America going back 600 years.
Llamas are hotter than ever. Here’s why.
The long-lashed mammals represent a cultural cornerstone and a booming industry.
How 25 chinchillas could save a mountain
In Chile, a rare rodent sits atop 3.5 million ounces of extractable gold. Now a mining company is trying to trap and move them.
The Amazon has shrunk by 24,000 square miles over the last decade
Mile upon mile of the rainforest has been replaced with a wide range of commercial developments. That’s why it’s the statistic of the decade.
South America’s second-largest forest is burning, just like the Amazon
With the beef and charcoal industries on the rise, the future of the Chaco and its indigenous residents is looking less bright.
These Latin American teens refuse to be overlooked at global climate strikes
They traveled for days to march through the streets of US cities.
Turns out there’s a shocking number of electric eels, and some could give off 1,000 volts
This iconic electric fish is no longer alone on its family tree.