The American Eagle Foundation is live streaming the Bald Eagle Nest Cam in Washington, D.C. after the eagles – nicknamed “Mr. President” and “The First Lady” – laid two eggs in February. The first egg hatched March 18. The second egg is expected to hatch the following weekend.
The fossilized remains of new horse-sized dinosaur "Timurlengia euotica" reveal how the Tyrannosaurus rex and its close relatives became top predators, according to a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The finding in Uzbekistan revealed a tyrannosaur with many of the T. rex's characteristics – but not its size. The new tyrannosaur has basically the same brain as T. rex but it's smaller in body, indicating that tyrannosaurs grew smarter before they got bigger. Here is a look of the cast of the T. rex featured in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History’s exhibition “Last American Dinosaurs.”
Death Valley is bursting with color in February as blooming wildflowers stoked by autumn rains blanket the national park. The wildflower display is the most spectacular the park has seen since 2005, officials say.
Wylie is an avalanche rescue dog. The 9-year-old Australian shepherd's presence at the Tamarack Resort ski area serves as both comfort and warning sign. “They love it,” Colin Gamble of Donnelly, a Ski Patrol member and Wylie’s owner/handler. “For the most part, for them, it’s a game. As soon as you walk out and grab your skis, he’s excited.” But the avalanche threat is serious in the mountain’s out-of-bounds areas. Speed is critical in an avalanche rescue. After 15 minutes, survival rates plummet. Tamarack has kept an avalanche-rescue dog on hand since it opened.
Middle Georgia is home to a wide variety of churches, temples and gatherings of many denominations and a diverse range of faiths. Large and small, these congregations offer an abundant choice of faith expressions and play a vital role in the lives of the individuals, families, neighborhoods and communities they represent.
With many high school seniors recently beginning a new school year, parents and students alike will be scouring through college websites, online applications and visiting colleges and universities in hopes of finding the perfect school to fit all of their needs next year.