Rehabilitation center for endangered penguins in New Zealand

This quote from Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes “The Hound of the Baskervilles” by beloved Dustin Henderson in the new season of “Stranger Things” reminded me of a quest to understand how life really works. It’s an endless story.

No matter where and when we look, there is always something waiting to be discovered.

As humans, we can’t help it. The more we explore, the more challenges we discover along the way – including rare species that need our help.

Fortunately, the world is full of daring spirits who keep running up this hill of revelation.

wonderful creatures

The yellow-eyed penguin is the rarest of all penguins, with only 3,000 left in the wild.

One of the most endangered species of penguins in the world is known for being boisterous and brash.

The yellow-eyed penguin, which lives in New Zealand, is locally called hoiho, which means “noise nuisance” in the Maori language. But the population of this unique species has decreased significantly in recent years. Only about 3,000 remain in the wild.

Waterfowl suffer from starvation, rising temperatures, water pollution, toxic algal blooms, injuries and a mysterious disease called red lung, which scientists are still trying to understand.

Penguin Place in New Zealand receives hundreds of people at its rescue and rehabilitation center to make sure they have a chance of survival. It’s a place for The feisty bird – able to give a good smack – Rest, treat and lots of delicious fish.

Conservationists hope that shelters like Penguin Place can help restore hoiho.

other worlds

At first glance, Neptune and Uranus could be planetary twins. Distant icy realms are similar in size and atmosphere composition.

But as Voyager 2 revealed when it flew close to both planets in 1989, they are not the same color. Neptune has a bright blue appearance, while Uranus is a pale shade of azure.

Now, scientists think they know the reason for the difference: a thick layer of haze builds up in Uranus’ atmosphere, making it a pale white shade.

And speaking of planets, keep your eyes on Night sky to align five planets this month.

wonder

This underwater image shows miles of sprawling seaweed growing in Shark Bay.

If you want to see the world’s largest living plant, you’ll need a bigger boat.

The marine plant, called Posidonia australis, extends for more than 112 miles (180 kilometers) in Shark Bay off the coast of Western Australia.

In case you were wondering, this stretch of seaweed is about the distance between San Diego and Los Angeles.

Researchers were shocked to discover this One plant in an unexpected way to expand: seaweed reproduces itself.

long time ago

Meet the original headbangers.

When paleontologists found a strange fossil in the Jonggar Basin in northwest China, they weren’t quite sure what to make of this creature.

A new analysis has found that Discokeryx xiezhi was a strange early relative of the giraffe that lived 17 million years ago.

The giraffe had a helmet-like hood and the most intricate head and neck joint of any mammal, and was well suited to a competitive head-race in the search for courtship.

Perhaps the most surprising part of the discovery, apart from the fact that the animal appeared to have been wearing a neat hat, was that Discokeryx xiezhi highlighted the Why did the modern giraffe evolve to have a long neck?.

I discovered

Ancient bronze statues and colorful coffins were found in the Egyptian necropolis of Saqqara.

Ancient ruins and colorful sarcophagi are some of the latest finds from the Saqqara necropolis in Egypt.

Revealed to the public this week, the group includes The largest discovery of bronze statues in the region It dates back to the fifth century BC. The 150 statues are modeled after deities such as Anubis, Nefertum, and Amun.

An Egyptian archaeological expedition has been working at the Royal Tombs, 18 miles (29 kilometers) south of Cairo, since 2018.

So far, researchers have also discovered hundreds of other well-preserved items, including jewelry, mummies, masks and figurines.

take note

Don’t miss these things:

The Hubble Space Telescope I looked straight into the heart of a huge design spiral galaxy We shared an amazing sight in person.
Energy experts warn of this Countries may not have enough capacity to meet demand during hotter than usual summer – Network operators do not take into account severe weather conditions driven by the climate crisis in their planning.
– Fossilized teeth showed it The great white sharks may have wiped out the megalodon Despite the fact that the “Mig” was almost four times larger.
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