Great white sharks have ‘toxic’ heavy metals in their blood, study finds

What do mercury, arsenic and lead have in common? If you guessed they’re all heavy metals, you’re right — at least in part. These elements are also found in the blood of great white sharks, according to a recent study.

Bats in Minnesota dying from ‘white-nose syndrome’; areas of state see dramatic population decline

“White-nose syndrome” has drastically affected the bat population in Minnesota, the state’s department of natural resources said Thursday in a warning residents could see an increase in mosquitoes, moths and other insects without these winged creatures.