Photo: Pixabay/christels A third of wild plants and an even larger share of animals are at risk of going extinct in the United States, according to a prominent conservationist group in its report, which has sounded the alarm about the
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We surveyed more than 300 scientific studies and found evidence that at least some insects feel pain.