Beloved monarch butterfly put on the endangered species list.

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The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the global leading authority on the status of biological diversity, has declared the monarch butterfly an endangered species. According to scientists, the monarch population has declined between 23 and 72 percent in the past decade.

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Research reveals how Bloodworms make their unique copper teeth.


Bloodworms are known for their unusual fang-like jaws, which are made of protein, melanin, and concentrations of copper not found elsewhere in the animal kingdom. Scientists have observed how these worms use copper harvested from marine sediments to form their jaws, and the process, described in research publishing in the journal Matter on April 25,…

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