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Fruit Flies Likely Enjoy Sex, Offering Clues Into Drug Addiction loading...
Fruit Flies Likely Enjoy Sex, Offering Clues Into Drug Addiction
Deciphering the brain mechanisms involved in pleasure may help scientists learn how to help people addicted to heroin and cocaine.
'Exploding Ant' Rips Itself Apart To Protect Its Own loading...
'Exploding Ant' Rips Itself Apart To Protect Its Own
When attacked, this otherwise assuming ant also releases a yellowish goo that smells like curry.
See the Last Footage of Rare Tree-Climbing Lions loading...
See the Last Footage of Rare Tree-Climbing Lions
National Geographic explorer Alexander Braczkowski spent six months following a pride of tree-climbing lions before they were poisoned.
How Deep-Sea Fish Are So Exceptionally Black loading...
How Deep-Sea Fish Are So Exceptionally Black
In the darkness of the oceans' depth, fish have evolved a strategy to become nearly invisible to prey.
New Bird of Paradise Species Has Smooth Dance Moves loading...
New Bird of Paradise Species Has Smooth Dance Moves
To woo a female, this bird flips up his cape, puffs out his chest, and shimmies his little feet
Ancient Chronicles Show Modern Demise of Snub-Nosed Monkeys loading...
Ancient Chronicles Show Modern Demise of Snub-Nosed Monkeys
China’s 2,000-year-old enthusiasm for keeping meticulous records is providing scientists with an unusual resource to track the dwindling primate numbers.
This Film Crew Might Be the First to See Humpbacks Give Birth loading...
This Film Crew Might Be the First to See Humpbacks Give Birth
Follow along on their journey to capture this world first.
This Is What One of the Last Great Migrations Looks Like loading...
This Is What One of the Last Great Migrations Looks Like
Sandhill cranes have been migrating through Nebraska for thousands of years, and current efforts aim to make sure they can continue to flock there by the hundreds of thousands.
Swarms Of Huge Sharks Discovered, Baffling Experts loading...
Swarms Of Huge Sharks Discovered, Baffling Experts
Basking sharks sometimes congregate in groups of up to 1,400, a new study of aerial surveys reveals.
Exclusive: Fatal Disease Likely Found In Lion Cubs For First Time loading...
Exclusive: Fatal Disease Likely Found In Lion Cubs For First Time
Caused by a mineral deficiency, the paralyzing disease normally affects sheep, cattle, and goats.
Chimps Eat Baby Monkey Brains First—A Clue To Human Evolution loading...
Chimps Eat Baby Monkey Brains First—A Clue To Human Evolution
The apes have surprising strategies for how they eat meat, a new study says.
Head-Banging Gopher Tortoise Shows Why The Species Matters loading...
Head-Banging Gopher Tortoise Shows Why The Species Matters
On Gopher Tortoise Day, the charismatic reptile sheds light on an animal crucial to the ecosystem of the southeastern U.S.

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