Three from smithsonianmag.com with the first being "A Deadly Fungus is Eating the Scales off Snakes in the Eastern U.S." More info is here.
Also, a "70-Year-Old Tree Cut Down in NYC Will be Cloned and Planted Again." Learn more here.
Finally, "Here Are The Animals That Are the Best at Pretending to Be Poop." That's right, here.