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In The Animal Kingdom, Blood Comes in a Rainbow of Colours
Blood isn't always red, evolution has given rise to a variety of hues.
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Aussie Sharks Gone Walkabout
How Australian great whites ended up in the Mediterranean.
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See What's Controlling These Zombie Ants
New research shows a deadly fungus is carving its way into the insects' bodies.
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Frigid Echidna Sex – Competition Drives Males To Mate With Hibernating Females
Not only does the echidna have large testicles for its size, but it also brandishes a bendy, four-headed phallus that only uses two heads at a time.
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Great Galloping Crocodiles!
This article was published in 2015 on National Geographic's blog Phenomena by Brian Switek.
The Aussie Bees That Mummify Beetles Alive loading...
The Aussie Bees That Mummify Beetles Alive
How is it that stingless bees, that only share a brief evolutionary history with hive beetles, have such an effective defence?
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Why Dozens of Octopuses Marched Out of the Sea
Scientists weigh in on the baffling mystery.
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6 Ghostly Animals Just in Time for Halloween
From an Aussie deep-sea shark to a dancing moth, some wild animals have earned a spooky reputation.
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See How Vets Removed a Melon-Size Tongue From a Rescued Bear
After the four-hour surgery, the animal is learning to live without the abnormal organ.
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Dinosaur May Have Looked Like a Raccoon
A common colour pattern, feathered bandit mask, and striped tail would have helped the turkey-sized dinosaur to blend in.
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Rare Albino Mammal Caught on Camera
The spikey echidna has white fur, a pink snout, and pale blue eyes.
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For many species the possession of territory is the ultimate goal. With good territory comes plentiful food, access to shelter, attraction to mates and safety to raise offspring - all tremendous strategic advantages to survive the wild.

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