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Nicholas Goldberg: Why make the grizzly bear California’s state animal — after they’re all gone?

Nicholas Goldberg: Why make the grizzly bear California's state animal — after they're all gone?

For thousands of years, grizzly bears roamed California, from the far north to what is now the Mexican border. Often 8 feet tall when standing, weighing in at a thousand pounds or more, they were golden brown, with a pronounced shoulder hump, and they typically lived for 20 to 30 years. It’s estimated there were …

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Global Automotive Brake Friction Products Markets, 2021-2022 & 2028: Rising Trends Towards Enhanced Vehicle Safety with ABS and EBD & Metal-Free Brake Pads Technology in Electric Vehicles – ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Brake Friction Products Markets, 2021-2022 & 2028: Rising Trends Towards Enhanced Vehicle Safety with ABS and EBD & Metal-Free Brake Pads Technology in Electric Vehicles - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Automotive Brake Friction Products Market Forecast to 2028 – COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Disc Materials, Product Type, and Vehicle Type” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global automotive brake friction products market share is expected to grow from US$10,387.3 million in 2021 to US$13,203.7 million by 2028; it …

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A Greenland shark, one of the longest-living animals on Earth, was caught near Belize : NPR

A Greenland shark, one of the longest-living animals on Earth, was caught near Belize : NPR

Researchers caught a Greenland shark off the coast of Belize in April, the first reported sighting of the species in the western Caribbean. The shark is typically found in the Arctic and at depths of up to 7,000 feet below the ocean surface. Devanshi Kasana hide caption toggle caption Devanshi Kasana Researchers caught a Greenland …

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Mountain rescuers braced for busy summer as UK holiday boom continues | UK news

BILLIONhe light is fading fast in the Peak District and, somewhere between the heather and the hills, comes an urgent cry for help. Emergency responders scramble into action, reeling off grid references into walkie talkies as they search for their casualty: “Hello? Mountain rescue!” They find their walker on the cusp of a valley, his …

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Nurse runs center to rescue, rehab small wildlife in Abilene area

A juvenile opossum lays on a high shelf in an outdoor enclosure at Big Country Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Thursday.  The animal will eventually be released into the wild.

HAWLEY − Nurse Jennifer Kleinpeter’s patients have gone from having two feet to four. They also often have tails. Kleinpeter is founder and director of the Big Country Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, which is permitted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to rescue and rehabilitate native wildlife in the area. “Our mission is to provide …

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane! It’s a fish? On Alaska’s history of collisions between planes and animals

It's a bird, it's a plane!  It's a fish?  On Alaska's history of collisions between planes and animals

Part of a continuing weekly series on Alaska history by local historian David Reamer. Have a question about Anchorage or Alaska history or an idea for a future article? Go to the form at the bottom of this story. On April 1, 1987, the Anchorage Daily News front page featured an article titled “Jetliner Collides …

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