THE MUST reads
The population of giraffes in the wild dropped by 40 percent over 30 years.
This is the first time that dinosaur skeletal material has been found in amber.
A long-held hunch, a watering hole named after a guy named Willie, and five new fossil animals are all part of the twisted tale that brings our ancestry back to what is now the land of bagpipes, kilts and haggis.
An open-pit mine in Butte, Mont. is the scene of a grisly mass death, after cold weather forces migrating birds to land there.
A new assessment paints a grim picture for the giant creatures by 2050.