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A return may be close! 
The woolly mammoth's genome has been sequenced, revealing several key adaptations to the cold that could help scientists design elephant-mammoth hybrids.
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Could it be? 
The problems of the Biblical story of Noah's Ark are legion, from the impossibility of collecting all of the animals on the planet to the lack of evidence for a global flood occurring only a few thousand years ago.
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Yeah of little faith; with GOD all things are possible and soon come too and end as well
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They were discovered using Google Earth. 
The mostly earthen mounds, with shapes ranging from squares to swastikas, were various sizes, with some rivaling the length of a modern-day aircraft carrier. Archaeologists aren't sure of the purpose of these more than 2,000-year-old geoglyphs
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This is the first solid evidence of such asexual reproduction in the wild for any animal with a backbone. 
To the surprise of scientists, giant endangered fish with sawlike snouts in Florida are experiencing virgin births, reproducing without sex. This is the first solid evidence of such asexual reproduction in the wild for any animal with a backbone, scientis
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How old are they? 
Photographer Rachel Sussman traveled the planet for a decade in search of organisms that have witnessed thousands of years of history. Her stunning images are featured in a new book, "The Oldest Living Things in the World."
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Try it at your barbecue today! 
How hard was it to play kottabos? An art historian enlisted her students to find out. The results were messy.
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These human-made structures remain a mystery. 
Humans were building in the Amazon before the rainforest existed, according to a new study of the ancient ecology of northeastern Bolivia. Mysterious earthen ditches were made when the region was a savanna.
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Quite a difference! 
A new study reveals what the island of Manhattan looked like before it became a concrete jungle.
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Native Americans went inland when bad weather came no permanent settlements were ever built on the coast my ancestors knew the water would rise and the winds would blow.
And now the towers fall and the Hurricanes come and the great tsunami off the coast of Africa.
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Impress your friends with these #4thofJuly facts today! 
Some fascinating facts about our country's most patriotic holiday.
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Happy 4th of July! We hope all our followers have a great weekend. 
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OurAmazingPlanet explores the wonder and beauty of Earth through news, features and images. Our team of experienced science reporters and editors explain the latest discoveries, interviewing expert sources to help explain how the world works. We also feature articles about scientific exploration and adventures, plus lots of imagery, so you can explore the planet, from top to bottom, from the sky to mountains to the depths of the oceans, every day.