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Armadillos are Cute, but They Spread Leprosy

A surprising examination of how armadillos spread leprosy.

To Find Forgotten Land Mines, Researchers Look To Elephants

Elephants might be the key to disabling forgotten land mines.

The Magnificent, Maligned Mangrove

The mangrove is essential to ecosystems, but is in danger of becoming extinct.

Mad dogs, Englishmen, and Silver Ants Go Out in the Midday Sun

Several species have managed to adapt to the harsh, unforgiving environment of deserts.

Journey to the Center(pede) of the Earth

The deepest living centipede has been discovered in a Croatian cave.

Shark Attacks: A History of Hype

A history of shark attacks and public response to them.

That Kangaroo? It’s Left-Handed

According to a recent study, a majority of kangaroos are left-handed.

A Democratic Experiment Among Baboons

New research on baboon troops suggests that they employ democratic decision-making.

The Color of Dinosaur Eggs

What color were dinosaur eggs? Looking at their closest cousins, birds, may give us a clue.

For Pets in Ancient Egypt, Life Was Hard (or Really Easy)

Life wasn’t always easy for pets in ancient Egypt.