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Chernobyl: Wolves, eagles and other wildlife thriving in exclusion zone 30 years after disaster

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/chernobyl-wolves-eagles-other-wildlife-thriving-exclusion-zone-30-years-after-disaster-1553489

Wildlife thrives and ecological balance is restored when humans are removed from the picture. Shocker. Except, sadly, it’s not remotely surprising. Wonderful images.

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Wading Birds Pay Alligators For Protection By Sacrificing Chicks | IFLScience

http://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/wading-birds-pay-alligators-protection-sacrificing-chicks

Behavioural rather than adaptation; fascinating example of a mutualistic relationship.