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Threatened bird thrives in a North Carolina county's refuge

May. 25, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

CURRITUCK, N.C. (AP) — In Currituck County marshes there lives the king rail, a secretive and declining marsh bird that is a prized sighting among birders. Now — during mating season — is the best time to see and hear them. Hundreds of the chicken-sized birds with long thin beaks flourish in...

Marbled crayfish added to Michigan's prohibited species list

May. 17, 2020 9:40 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A crayfish that reproduces by cloning has been added to Michigan’s prohibited species list. All known specimens of marbled crayfish are genetically identical females that can produce up to 700 eggs per reproductive cycle without the need for fertilization, according to the...