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When is a tooth a tusk? It’s surprisingly complex.
Tusks likely evolved many times among early mammals.
Dire wolves are actually ice age mega-foxes
Think less Winterfell, more massive red fox.
Why everything eventually becomes a crab
There’s some truth to the meme claiming that all crustaceans are evolving into crab-shaped beings.
New Guinea singing dogs still roam the wilderness
The discovery offers new hope for the beloved animal.
Zoo Monkeys Have Human Bacteria In Their Guts
Because like us, they don't eat enough plants
These Songbirds Can Speak To Each Other Like Humans Do
Other animals like whales and dolphins may have the ability, too
These Are The 100 Most Endangered Species In The World
The most endangered species on the planet might come as a surprise.
Animals at the National Zoo React to D.C. Earthquake
Plenty of East Coast humans may have freaked out during yesterday’s earthquake, but what about the animals? At the Smithsonian’s...
Small is Beautiful
The newly-discovered dwarf gecko measures three-fourths of an inch.