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“Animal Evolution”

Dec 16, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Discovery News
In a bid to look unattractive to predators, the nestlings not only look like caterpillars but move just like them, too.
Dec 15, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The revised look at bird development shows some surprising relationships and also details how characteristics such as birdsong evolved.
Dec 12, 2014 09:35 AM ET // Dani Cooper, ABC Science Online
The lack of teeth in all living birds can be traced back to a common ancestor who lost its choppers about 116 million years ago.
Dec 10, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The earliest known horned dinosaur from North America was not exactly kissable, given its spiky cheekbones and sharp beak. Continue reading →
Dec 9, 2014 07:15 PM ET // Richard Farrell
The harlequin filefish smells like coral instead of dinner to things that would like to eat it.
Nov 20, 2014 08:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
No wonder this man wasn't feeling well: The worm causes sparganosis, meaning inflammation of the body's tissues in response to the parasite. Continue reading →
Nov 15, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some spiders are such ant wanna-be's that they resemble, act like, and hang out with ants, even forming mini colonies to foil ant-hating predators.
Nov 11, 2014 08:55 AM ET // LiveScience
Researchers have found the roots of the special relationship between humans and cats.
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