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Mar 4, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Forget ridiculous superstitions about black cats -- dark-colored animals carry survival perks in their coloring.
Feb 25, 2015 10:00 AM ET // AFP
An ancient relative of the hippopotamus likely swam from Asia to Africa some 35 million years ago.
Feb 24, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
An ancestral study of the hippo reveals that a wide variety of animals share distant relations with the mammal.
Feb 23, 2015 12:05 PM ET
Luna moths have just a week to live, their only goal to find a mate and make more luna moths. Their only problem? How to dodge bats that want to eat them. It turns out that's what their super-long tails are for -- pulling a "made you miss!" on bats.
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 13, 2015 04:50 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Misidentified remains provide a missing link that helps resolve a gap of more than 5 million years in fur seal and sea lion evolutionary history.
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 →
Feb 5, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some of the oldest known 'dogs' have just been determined to be wolves -- so who were the first actual dogs?
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