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“Animal Evolution”

Apr 24, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Many pterodactyls, such as the ones depicted in Jurassic Park, were huge, but the dino-era airborne beasts evolved from a tiny flying reptile. Continue reading →
Apr 22, 2014 07:05 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
If you hope to avoid extinction, it pays not to be a finicky eater. Continue reading →
Apr 16, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Which came first: carnivores or herbivores? A newly discovered tiny meat eater answers that questions and more. Continue reading →
Apr 2, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Livescience
Sharks can compensate if one of their senses is blocked during hunting.
Apr 1, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Zebra stripes turn out to have a surprising function. Continue reading →
Mar 19, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Dakotas were once home to "Chicken from Hell," a newly identified dinosaur that lived alongside T. rex. Continue reading →
Mar 13, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Waters off the California coast were once home to a porpoise that used a long, lower snout to hunt for food. Continue reading →
Mar 12, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A 'pygmy tyrannosaur' found in Alaska was a pint-sized cousin of T. rex. Continue reading →
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