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Snakehead taste test — can a fish this ugly really taste that good? (Photos)

Eight brave taste-testers compared the snakehead fish to tilapia, cod and flounder.

  • Kevin Ambrose
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  • May 20, 2015
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It’s snakehead weather! A good day of fishing on the Potomac River (Photos)

Some game fisherman are targeting the invasive snakehead fish for their fight and tasty fillets.

  • Kevin Ambrose
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  • May 15, 2015
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D.C. weather radar detects cloud… of birds!

They were spotted on radar over northwest Charles County, heading northwest toward Fairfax County.

Grizzly bear pops in for a photo on Alaska volcano cam

"It is bear-ly noticeable," tweeted the National Weather Service.

Tracking the cherry blossoms to full bloom — the ice is finally gone! (Week Four)

The Potomac River and Tidal Basin are finally free from snow and ice but alas, no blooms, yet!

  • Kevin Ambrose
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  • Mar 23, 2015
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Seeing signs that spring has sprung — but how long will it last?

Flowers are blooming. The sun is shining. Pollen counts are starting to rise in the South -- and all it took was one warm-ish weekend.

Crushing Virginia’s trophy fish record, battling extreme weather, year round

Stephen Miklandric fished almost every weekend for the entire year, regardless of weather, to catch 445 trophy freshwater fish in 20 different species.

  • Kevin Ambrose
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  • Feb 6, 2015
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Two endangered monkeys die at Louisiana zoo after being left outside during cold snap

Thursday morning was by far the coldest in central Louisiana, when temperatures dropped into the teens.

Prickly hoar frost needles blanket Boulder, Colo. (Photos)

Hoar frost is similar to dew, but the temperature of the objects that the frost is forming on must be well below freezing.

Snow monkeys to Washingtonians: You’re doing it wrong.

When it comes to dealing with winter's wrath, Japan's snow monkeys have it figured out.

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