Humans have what it takes to make venom, but it may not be worth the trouble.
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High-speed cameras and arrays of microphones helped researchers draw an acoustic map of hummingbirds' distinctive hum.
Coyotes originated in prairies and deserts, but are now right at home in big cities across North America. How did this naturally shy creature learn to thrive in crowded urban landscapes?
Since days of yore, the royal line of succession to the British throne — like most monarchies — was based on primogeniture.
Desert temperatures can fluctuate greatly between day and night, due to the poor heat-retaining properties of sand and a lack of humidity.