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In parts of Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina, cicadas will climb out of the ground for their once-in-17-year mating cycle. Scientists have dubbed this grouping brood IX. Stephen Jaffe/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Scientists Discover A Clever Trick Bumblebees Use To Make Flowers Bloom Earlier

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The Fate Of Classroom Pets Becomes Uncertain During The Pandemic

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Labrador Retriever Receives Honorary Degree From Virginia Tech

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COVID-19 Researchers Study Llama's Special Antibodies

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Penguins were allowed to waddle through the galleries of Kansas City's Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Both the museum and the Kansas City Zoo — home to the penguins — have been closed because of the pandemic. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. hide caption

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No Buts About It, Bull Is Responsible For Scottish Town's Power Outage

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With meatpacking plants reducing processing capacity nationwide, U.S. hog farmers are bracing or an unprecedented crisis: the need to euthanize millions of pigs. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Millions Of Pigs Will Be Euthanized As Pandemic Cripples Meatpacking Plants

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Quarantine Cat Film Fest Aims To Raise Money For Indie Theaters

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Bear Breaks Into Rental Cabin And Finds Candy, Lots Of Candy

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A Beast With 2 Bumps Is On The Loose, Police In Netherlands Were Told

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A Piping Plover glares at Jones Beach, Long Island, N.Y. A couple of these endangered birds have reappeared in Chicago. Vicki Jauron, Babylon and Beyond/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Endangered Bird Couple Returns To Chicago's Shore

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Want To Adopt A Dog? First Ask Yourself: Can You Still Commit Post-Pandemic?

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Researchers Experiment To See If Dogs Can Detect COVID-19

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