The crustaceans have developed a form of ritualized combat that lets individuals compete without bludgeoning each other to death.
Sir Elton John has just been honored with a namesake crustacean that, in true rock star fashion, has already gotten into trouble.
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.
It's not every day that a class field trip -- in Los Angeles -- turns up a brand new species.
Which came first: heads or brains? One of the oldest brains ever discovered is helping to answer that question and more.
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 →
Named for their spooky appearance, the origin of these familiar aquarium creatures traces back to Java.
Today's tiny shrimp had gigantic ancestors that were easy-going creatures, making today's predatory shrimp look like bullies by comparison.
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