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The Scoop on Wildlife Poo Stories of 2015
I’ve noticed a surprising number of wildlife-related poop science and news for the last several months. From slightly silly to impressive scientific discoveries, it seems we’re brimming with stories of natural waste (and its benefits) these days. My fascination has only grown with these recent stories of animal mimicry and scientists finding new ways to use poop for good. Enjoy the scoop!
A moth that looks a lot like bird poop! #Campout2015 pic.twitter.com/pqVnnBYRIF
— National Wildlife (@NWF) June 23, 2015
How elephant poop is helping nab ivory poachers http://t.co/ctOgSDBpVW pic.twitter.com/wQwj5mqR1u
— Smithsonian Magazine (@SmithsonianMag) June 22, 2015
10 Animals Whose Poop Comes With Perks — http://t.co/fRIfpiLXEj pic.twitter.com/ZgG14KpVhZ
— Mental Floss (@mental_floss) June 22, 2015
How zoos are using animal poop to power themselves http://t.co/bVC0JmGbTJ
— TerraCycle (@TerraCycle) June 21, 2015
Dinosaur experts teach Chris Pratt the science behind dinosaur poop http://t.co/imvSsLlI8Q
— Mashable (@mashable) June 19, 2015
Creating "big picture" views of the African savannah via camera traps & the collection o' poo http://t.co/knYvP97spd pic.twitter.com/FyywLwZ7zv
— CA AcademyOfSciences (@calacademy) June 16, 2015
Bear poops in woods: Not news. Bear poops in Indiana woods: News. http://t.co/Jgs5vGkTLu pic.twitter.com/Cqg3KaOWAx
— IndyStar (@indystar) June 15, 2015
Cunning caterpillars contort their bodies to look like bird poop http://t.co/y8Dqn2EfrE pic.twitter.com/0jhcjZ7Rhq
— News from Science (@NewsfromScience) May 22, 2015
Getting pooped on by your sibling is just part of growing up for most birds (video): http://t.co/J5xucpKIpV pic.twitter.com/Px6ReIqkXX
— National Wildlife (@NWF) May 20, 2015
Say hello to the poop-sniffing dogs that are saving endangered wildlife http://t.co/QStWD8Wn72 pic.twitter.com/bV3TL5q1lq
— WIRED (@WIRED) February 10, 2015
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