A tangled mass of articulated fish fossils uncovered in North Dakota from a site that appears to date – to the day – 66 million years ago when a meteor hit Earth, killing nearly all life on the planet. (more in comments) [2048×1365]

A tangled mass of articulated fish fossils uncovered in North Dakota from a site that appears to date – to the day – 66 million years ago when a meteor hit Earth, killing nearly all life on the planet. (more… Continue Reading

“When burrowing owls feel threatened (like the ones pictured here from Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in Utah), they hiss to defend themselves,” says United States Department of the Interior. Photo credit: Katie McVey, United States Fish and Wildlife Service,United States of America [1200×911][OS]

“When burrowing owls feel threatened (like the ones pictured here from Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in Utah), they hiss to defend themselves,” says United States Department of the Interior. Photo credit: Katie McVey, United States Fish and Wildlife Service,United… Continue Reading