The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
October 26, 2012
Michelle and I extend our best wishes for a joyful Eid al-Adha to Muslims in the United States and around the world. We also congratulate the millions of peaceful pilgrims who are performing the Hajj, including thousands of…
By analyzing the DNA of more than 600 coyotes, researchers were finally able to understand why northeastern coyotes are larger than those in the West: many of them are actually part wolf. Nearly a century ago, coyotes mated with wolves in the Great Lakes region and produced fertile offspring. Check out the full story here.
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Images from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) reveal that six American flags from Apollo missions have remained intact. More on the status of the flags from the Apollo Lunar Surface Journal.
Ed note: Shadows from the flags are cast on all sites except for Apollo 11. Check out this rare footage from the mission, remixed and in HD.