This is the Dinosaur That Tested Life's Size Limits (Video)
Dreadnoughtus
May 26th, 2015
"Astoundingly huge" dinosaur Dreadnoughtus schrani is rewriting the book on the physical limits of life.
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Amazing Animal Surgeries
goldfish surgery
May 22nd, 2015
Here are some of the other amazing advances in animal surgeries.
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Many Americans Support Equal Rights for Animals
May 22nd, 2015
Nearly one-third of Americans believe animals should have the same rights as people, a recent poll finds.
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Billions of Blue Jellyfish Setting Sail for Beaches
velella
May 26th, 2015
Billions of by-the-wind sailors, also called Velella velella, could wash ashore in coming months because of favorable water temperatures and onshore winds.
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425-Million-Year-Old 'Tongue Worm' Fossilized Mid-Invasion
fossil with tongue worm parasite
May 21st, 2015
About 425 million years ago, a sneaky wormlike parasite invaded a crustacean before the two were fossilized together in the limestone of modern-day England, a new study finds.
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Cartwheeling Spider, Corpse-Hoarding Wasp Among Bizarre New Species
This agile spider (<em>Cebrennus rechenbergi</em>) cartwheels its way out of danger.
May 21st, 2015
A morbidly maternal wasp, a crop-circle-creating pufferfish and an acrobatic arachnid are among the bizarre and awe-inspiring new species named in 2014, according to a new ranking.
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Animal Sex: How Platypuses Do It
An Australian duck-billed platypus swims in a rainforest creek.
May 26th, 2015
With the bill and webbed toes of a duck, tail of a beaver and body of an otter, platypuses are some of the strangest-looking animals on the planet. Their mating behaviors are just as odd, involving venom battles, tail biting and aquatic dances.
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Squid 'Sees' with Its Skin (No Eyes Needed)
Squid Underwater Photo
May 22nd, 2015
Squid, octopuses and cuttlefish are colorblind, but they can still reproduce a near-infinite number of camouflage patterns. New research suggests they're helped along by light-sensing cells in their skin.
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Ancient Wolf DNA Could Solve Dog Origin Mystery
Siberian Husky
May 21st, 2015
The genome of 35,000-year-old wolf rib from Siberia suggests huskies carry ancient wolf DNA.
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