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“Crustaceans”

Apr 12, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Video taken more than 1,164 feet below the Pacific Ocean’s surface captured a frenetic swarm of thousands of red crabs in very low oxygen, acidic waters. →
Apr 4, 2016 02:45 PM ET // Discovery News
A tiny arthropod from 430 million years ago dubbed “The Kite Runner” had a novel way of hauling around its brood.
Feb 29, 2016 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The crustacean-like animal lived long before the first dinosaurs emerged.
Jan 20, 2016 09:34 AM ET // AFP
A tiny but scary-looking marine critter that died out with the dinosaurs, caught prey with the aid of two monstrous eyes.
Dec 1, 2015 10:51 AM ET
For hundreds of years, scientists thought animals couldn't feel pain, as we understand the word, and instead just reacted mechanically. Maybe they should have consulted a crab before reaching that conclusion.
Sep 24, 2015 04:35 PM ET // Edd Gent, LiveScience
The crustaceans have developed a form of ritualized combat that lets individuals compete without bludgeoning each other to death.
Aug 28, 2015 11:21 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sir Elton John has just been honored with a namesake crustacean that, in true rock star fashion, has already gotten into trouble.
Jun 24, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The prehistoric animal is so bizarre that, for years, scientists couldn’t figure out which side of it was the front and which was the back.
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