Wild Science: A swimming dinosaur that looked like a duck, newfound Egyptian tombs, and more

Wild Science: A swimming dinosaur that looked like a duck, newfound Egyptian tombs, and more





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Inspired by Silicon Valley, sub-Saharan Africa's young entrepreneurs are dreaming big and bringing life-improving innovations to the continent.

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The final resting places of two ancient officials contain colorful grave goods, an elaborate mural, and linen-wrapped human remains.
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The best look yet at supposed Yeti samples also offers valuable insight into some rare animals' genetic histories..
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Inside the Hidden World of Jaguars
A camera trap catches a jaguar cub in Brazil's Pantanal region, one of the last bastions for jaguars. Nimble, nearly invisible, and almost always deadly, the jaguar is both apex carnivore and revered spirit.
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Duck-Like Dinosaur Is Among Oddest Fossils Yet Found
Rescued from poachers, the exquisite fossil is so strange, experts originally thought it was a fake.
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Shocking Video Shows Hawk Beheading Its Prey
Birds of prey often go for the head, since it's a surefire way to make a kill.
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