How 3D Printing Helped Mr. Stubbs, The Tailless Alligator loading...
How 3D Printing Helped Mr. Stubbs, The Tailless Alligator
New 3D scanning and printing technology allowed researchers to build a prosthetic tail for a disabled alligator.
Bizarre Newts Live Their Whole Lives, and Reproduce, As Babies loading...
Bizarre Newts Live Their Whole Lives, and Reproduce, As Babies
Salamanders in the European Alps and elsewhere can put off developing into adults for years—or their entire lives—in certain circumstances.
Watch a Thirsty Wasp Drink Water in Mesmerizing Slow Motion loading...
Watch a Thirsty Wasp Drink Water in Mesmerizing Slow Motion
In a unique video, a wasp seemingly tries to catch drop after drop of water in a delicate dance between hydration and drenched wings.
Cancer Rarely Strikes Elephants. New Clues Suggest Why. loading...
Cancer Rarely Strikes Elephants. New Clues Suggest Why.
The newly tested genes may be an important key to the gentle giants’ surprisingly low rates of cancer.
Can the Ocean Feed a Growing World? loading...
Can the Ocean Feed a Growing World?
Healthy fisheries may be the key to feeding ten billion people-if they're managed correctly.
Orca Mother Drops Calf, After Unprecedented 17 Days of Mourning loading...
Orca Mother Drops Calf, After Unprecedented 17 Days of Mourning
A Pacific Northwest orca likely bonded closely with her calf before it died, which could help explain her record-breaking emotional sojourn.
Early Native Americans Imported Exotic Parrots, DNA Reveals loading...
Early Native Americans Imported Exotic Parrots, DNA Reveals
The discovery suggests that scarlet macaws were being bred for trade centuries earlier than previously thought.
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They might not have military weapons, but these animals have evolved their own versions of poison-tipped harpoons, chemical missiles and high-powered bullets to help them compete for food, territory and mating rights.

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