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“Animal Behavior”

Sep 12, 2014 11:20 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
A long-standing theory that excessive conflict is bad for society has been demonstrated in an animal population.
Sep 11, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The newly discovered dino-era pterosaur looks to have been built for scooping up fish -- a lot of them. Continue reading →
Sep 9, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A chunk of amber preserves the exact moment, 50 million years ago, when a mite attached itself to an ant's head and began to feast. Continue reading →
Sep 8, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
South America usually gets all the fanfare for discoveries of large dinosaurs, but Africa had some enormous dinos too, as evidenced by a new find this week. Continue reading →
Sep 4, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
New research finds that nighttime behavior may have evolved 100 million years earlier than mammals did.
Sep 4, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Archerfish shoot to kill, using water as their weapon. Continue reading →
Sep 2, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The crickets have long, spiky legs and are freaking out some homeowners. Continue reading →
Sep 2, 2014 08:55 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Venomous snakes are scary when they're alive, but there's also reason to fear the fanged creatures after they're dead, a recent news report suggests.
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