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  • Great white shark caught in Rhode Island waters

    July 30, 2018 1:37 AM 176

    A great white shark was caught in the Block Island Sound off the coast of Rhode Island on Sunday, according to videos posted to Facebook by a fisherman. (iStock) A great white shark was caught on Sunday by fisherman in Rhode Island waters. The six-foot shark was caught about 3/4 of a mile off Misquamicut Beach around 12:30 p.m., according to a Facebook

  • GRAPHIC PHOTO: Grizzly bear, 2 cubs killed crossing Montana highway

    July 29, 2018 10:33 PM 162

    A female grizzly bear and her two cubs were hit by a vehicle last week in Montana and are dead, according to tribal wildlife officials. (Image courtesy of CSKT Wildlife Management Program) A female grizzly bear and her two cubs were fatally hit by a vehicle last week in Montana, according to tribal wildlife officials. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai

  • Colorado bear reportedly tears apart man's truck interior

    July 28, 2018 10:36 PM 118

    The interior of a Colorado man’s truck was reportedly torn apart on Friday night after a large bear managed to get inside. Jim Bay recalled hearing a sounding car alarm before going outside to check on his Ford F-150 and soon discovered the animal, he told Fox 31 Denver. Bay told the outlet that he “opened the door to the truck and there was a large

  • Your Guide to Seeing Spectacular Views of Mars This Weekend

    July 27, 2018 6:30 PM 102

    Mars will appear unusually large and bright starting this Friday as the Red Planet makes its closest approach to Earth in 15 years. The phenomenon known as Mars Opposition typically happens every two years, but this year, Mars will be closest its been to earth since 2003. Mars and Earth, like all other planets in our solar system, both orbit the sun, but do so at different

  • Mischievous North Carolina foxes steal newspapers and place them in man's backyard, video shows

    July 27, 2018 2:51 PM 97

    A North Carolina man found a heap of newspapers in his backyard thanks to some mischievous foxes. Earlier this month, James Eubanks woke to find a slew of newspapers in his backyard. Though baffled, he removed the papers and didn’t think much more of it. The following day, Eubanks told FOX8 that he found roughly nine Yellow Pages phone books. At that point

  • President Donald Trump is definitely not a fan of sharks

    July 25, 2018 5:03 PM 182

    President Donald Trump may be the leader of the free world and the most powerful man on the planet, but there's one thing that "terrifies" him – sharks. Tweets Trump made prior to becoming president have resurfaced, likely due to this being "Shark Week" on Discovery. They highlight Trump's apparent distaste for the apex predator of the oceans. On July 4, 2013, Trump

  • 'Blood moon' to appear for 21st Century's longest lunar eclipse

    July 25, 2018 4:32 PM 90

    LONDON (Reuters) - A blood moon will appear in the night sky around much of the world on Friday night as the moon moves into the shadow of the earth for the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st Century. The total eclipse will last 1 hour, 42 minutes and 57 seconds, though a partial eclipse precedes and follows, meaning the moon will spend a total of 3 hours

  • Pregnant dolphin shot and killed in Mississippi; wildlife officials offer $11K reward for information

    July 24, 2018 7:26 PM 134

    The dolphin was shot with a "small caliber bullet," according to the NOAA. (Institute for Marine Mammal Studies) Wildlife officials are offering a hefty reward to anyone who can provide information about a pregnant bottlenose dolphin that was shot to death in southern Mississippi. The bottlenose dolphin was found on Waveland Beach in April, according

  • Maine beachgoers find decomposing body of possible basking shark: 'It was foul'

    July 21, 2018 7:39 PM 160

    Maine beachgoers were surprised to find a mysterious sea creature washed up on Higgins Beach earlier this week. The creature was found Thursday morning and was possibly the decomposing body of a basking shark, Dr. James Sulikowski, a shark expert at the University of New England, told WCSH. The carcass, which weighed roughly 600 pounds and was 15 feet in length

  • On an island in Canada's High Arctic, the glaciers are shrinking

    July 19, 2018 2:09 PM 129

    In this July 27, 2008 photo, a chunk of ice is shown drifting after it separated from the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf off the north coast of Ellesmere Island in Canada's far north. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sam Soja) All of nearly 1,800 glaciers on an island in Canada's High Arctic have shrunk since the turn of the century, with three-quarters of them seeing