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A strange fungus could transform emerging cicadas into ‘saltshakers of death,’ scientists say

This spring, billions of cicadas will emerge after more than a decade underground, ready to climb into the trees and make a ruckus as they sing to attract mates.

Groundbreaking Study Reveals Surprising Source of Radioactive Contamination in Wild Boars: Legacy of Nuclear Weapons Testing

In April 1986, a catastrophic explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant released significant radiation, contaminating wildlife in multiple countries. While radiation levels in most animals have decreased over time, one exception is the wild boar, which continues to exhibit elevated radiation levels.

New Aussie species discovered hidden in a box

Scientists believe tens of thousands more species can be found if we invest $1 billion.