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“Animal Evolution”

Mar 27, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Traits associated with butterflies, lobsters and spiders are all present in a newly found super ancient creature that gave rise to these and other modern species. Continue reading →
Mar 23, 2015 08:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The huge amphibian from what is now Portugal used to clamp its toilet seat-shaped head around the ancestors of dinosaurs.
Mar 11, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Today's tiny shrimp had gigantic ancestors that were easy-going creatures, making today's predatory shrimp look like bullies by comparison.
Mar 10, 2015 08:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Being a blue blood in the Antarctic turns out to be a very good thing, especially if you're an octopus. Continue reading →
Feb 24, 2015 07:15 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
he remains of seven different croc species were found in a once swampy, food-filled site.
Feb 19, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
From humongous dinosaurs to ever-growing humans, it appears that bigger is better, at least where evolution is concerned. Continue reading →
Feb 12, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
With a brief glance, your dog can figure out your mood.
Feb 12, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our earliest animal ancestors were a tiny but tough group, reveals newly discovered remains of the world's first tree-dwelling and subterranean mammal ancestors. Continue reading →
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