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With thousands of strategically placed cameras covering more than 27,000 square miles in central and western New York, Cornell biologists show that bobcat populations remain critically low.

  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Animals
  • Environment



Whirligig beetles – the world’s fastest-swimming insect – achieve surprising speeds by employing a strategy shared by fast-swimming marine mammals and water fowl.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Organisms
  • Behavior