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Manitoba mosasaur declared world's largest


Posted by Alvina Siddiqui in History on Tuesday, October 14, 2014



Bruce, the world's largest discovered mosasaur, calls Manitoba home. (Photo: Peter Cantelon/Courtesy of the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre)

A 1974 discovery is officially giving the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre (CFDC) in Manitoba bragging rights as hosts of Bruce, the largest mosasaur in the world, as it entered Guinness World Records late in August of this year.

“Bruce is unlike anything you’ve ever seen,” said Peter Cantelon, the executive director at CFDC.

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Video of the Week: superstack views


Posted by Sabrina Doyle on Friday, October 10, 2014



If you've ever visited Sudbury, Ontario, you've likely seen the smokestack that towers above the city. But you've never seen it like this.

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Throwback Thursday: Illegal journey to the Arctic Islands in the 1930s


Posted by Siobhan McClelland in Franklin Expedition on Thursday, October 09, 2014



David Gray at Sachs Harbour, N.W.T. in July 2009, at the schooner 'Fox.' (Photo: Canadian Geographic)

This week, we look back at David Gray's field work looking into an illegal trapping mission in the 1930s, which led to claims of finding descendants of the Franklin Expedition.

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How we chose the Your Pets in Focus Photo Contest winners


Posted by Siobhan McClelland in Photography on Thursday, October 09, 2014



Winner of Pets in Motion category. (Photo: Drew Glaser)

It may sound like an easy job — go through photos of adorable pooches and cuddly kittens to determine which ones are the best. But narrowing down the amazing submissions in our Your Pets in Focus Photo Contest to the top five was extremely difficult.

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Invasive snake wreaking havoc in the Pacific


Posted by Alvina Siddiqui in Wildlife on Wednesday, October 08, 2014



Brown tree snake. (Photo: Gordon H. Rodda, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Wikimedia)

Just west of the Mariana Trench, an invasive snake is breaking into new territory. The brown tree snake, which has already led many native bird species to extinction on Guam, was recently found in a mouse-baited trap on Rota in the Northern Mariana Islands.

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