War’s Other Victims: Animals

That the rhinos’ habitat included a part of Africa plagued by human conflict was “desperately unfortunate,” said Kes Hillman-Smith, a Nairobi-based conservationist and author of “Garamba: Conservation in Peace and War.” “The endless wars there have taken their toll on all the wildlife in the region.”

Finding the Oldest Fоssils оf Butterflies Using a Human Nоse Hair

While most people go to a garden if they want to see a butterfly’s scales in action, Timo van Eldijk’s search for wing scales required drilling more than a thousand feet into the ground. Then, he extracted fossilized insect bits from black sludge using a probe tipped with human nose hair.