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Bowing to criticism from animal rights groups, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will soon end use of their emblematic Indian stars.
The discovery on Kangaroo Island in South Australia represents a new family of primitive moths.
Some females (including women) often live beyond their child-rearing years because their wisdom improves the survival of others.
The insects use a complex sequence of body movements to stick the landing every time.
A museum in Denmark is using the small burrowers to help dig up a fort complex from the Middle Ages.
Even if you haven't been wondering how ants poop and then handle their waste, you might be fascinated once you learn the answers. It turns out they're not as slobby as you might guess, and they even have toilet areas -- of a sort!
In lab-dish tests, seven compounds obtained from venom blocked a protein crucial for transmitting the sensation of pain to the human brain.
Close to 700 koalas have been killed off by authorities in southeastern Australia because overpopulation led to the animals starving.
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