The finding suggests the different niches inhabited by the lizards have, incredibly, changed little over the past 20 million-year.
The discovery of a genetically distinct group of kangaroos sheds light on how they survived aeons of climate-induced changes to their grassland home.
It’s extremely important to wear sunscreen when you’re outside, but did you know that some animals create their own sunscreen?
Luna moths have just a week to live, their only goal to find a mate and make more luna moths. Their only problem? How to dodge bats that want to eat them. It turns out that's what their super-long tails are for -- pulling a "made you miss!" on bats.
The ocean sunfish basks in surface light to regulate its body temperature and prepare for chilly dives.
Atypical among small rodents, the creature's coloring and defensive bark give predators something to think about.
A research team confirms the presence of key algal genes on the chromosome of the emerald sea slug.
There's a new kind of eye in town, and it belongs to Paraphronima gracilis, a tiny, transparent, aquatic crustacean that sees kind of like a bee but whose eye structure, researchers say, is one of a kind.
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