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“Animal Behavior”

Aug 20, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Bigger, beefier spiders are emerging because, as a new study has found, some spiders love city and suburban living. Continue reading →
Aug 19, 2014 05:01 AM ET
Are animals empathetic? World famous Koko the Gorilla, said to have mourned the death of comedic legend Robin Williams, reignites the debate over just how much empathy animals can muster, even across species.
Aug 13, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Like happy kids, whales and dolphins often squeal with delight when something good comes along. Continue reading →
Aug 7, 2014 09:56 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The most extensive genetic study ever conducted on whale sharks reveals that they exist in two populations worldwide, and that their fairly recent population boom is a thing of the past. Continue reading →
Aug 12, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
In honor of World Elephant Day, we take a look at some of the traits these amazing giants have in common with people.
Aug 6, 2014 10:20 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The barrel jellyfish isn't just the largest jelly found in the waters around the U.K., it's also one of the animal kingdom's most strategic searchers.
Aug 4, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Pay attention when a horse moves its ears. It's sharing important information with onlookers. Continue reading →
Aug 5, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A new dolphin species has just been named, but it figures that we are already killing it--in many cases due to our fear of sharks. Continue reading →
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