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What’s sweeter than honey to these bees? Rotting meat.
Special germs in their guts help the bees digest flesh.
This ancient mammoth tusk was found at the bottom of the Pacific
Researchers say it's one of the best-preserved tusks of its kind.
The American West’s changing climate might mean more plague-carrying critters
Warmer mountains mean happier rodents—and more plague.
A new technique reveals how butterfly wings grow into shimmery wonders
Butterfly wing scales could be the inspiration for new materials.
Pesticides leave a lasting mark on pollinating bees
Bees that encountered the chemicals as larvae went on to produce fewer offspring as adults.
5 Thanksgiving foods that can be dangerous for dogs and cats
Hold the turkey skin and fatty gravy—your pet will thank you later.
This four-legged snake fossil was probably a skinny lizard
The ancient reptile resembled “chubby spaghetti”.
Las Vegas bird can’t remember how it ended up in Maine
The roadrunner definitely outran the coyote this time around.
What to give your very good dog this holiday season
For the pooch who has everything.
The animal kingdom is full of coronaviruses. Here’s what that means for COVID’s future.
Like the flu, SARS-CoV-2 is poised to keep jumping between people and animals.