Animals

  1. Animals

    Ultrasonic Frogs Raise the Pitch

    Some frogs that live in noisy streams communicate by using ultrasonic calls.

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  2. Fossils

    Mammals in the shadow of dinosaurs

    Not all early mammals that lived in the age of dinosaurs were shy and retiring.

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  3. Animals

    Cannibal Crickets

    Hunger and danger keep a certain type of cricket hopping along in large swarms.

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  4. Animals

    Killer Flatworms Hunt with Poison

    A newly discovered flatworm uses poison to hunt small, shelled sea creatures.

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  5. Animals

    Poor Devils

    When Tasmanian devils bite each other, they may pass on a fatal disease.

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  6. Animals

    Red Apes in Danger

    The population of orangutans in northeastern Borneo appears to be falling rapidly.

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  7. Animals

    Polly shouldn’t get a cracker

    When female kakapo parrots go on a diet, they produce fewer male chicks.

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  8. Animals

    A whale’s amazing tooth

    The narwhal's long tusk may sense changes in water temperature and pressure, helping the sea animal survive in the Arctic.

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  9. Animals

    Professor Ant

    Certain ants can teach other ants the route to a food source.

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  10. Animals

    Young Ants in the Kitchen

    Certain ant larvae fix dinner for adults and don't even sneak snacks as they cook.

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  11. Animals

    Insect Stowaways

    Some insect larvae can travel in the guts of migrating birds.

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  12. Physics

    Earth’s lowly rumble

    From rumbling volcanoes to grumbling elephants, scientists are eavesdropping on the lowest sounds on Earth.

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