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“Mammals”

Apr 14, 2016 03:32 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Without cooking or eating anything unusual, a shaggy endangered animal has managed to produce the same smell of hot buttered popcorn.
Mar 22, 2016 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
White-tailed prairie dogs may appear cute, but watch them long enough and you may witness a killing.
Mar 1, 2016 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sardines and anchovies are harder for sea lion moms to find, causing them to eat lower calorie rockfish and squid.
Feb 16, 2016 07:05 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A big brain can be a liability instead of an asset for many mammals, finds new research that identifies a reversal of a 40-million-year-old trend.
Feb 2, 2016 10:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
We have inadvertently domesticated certain flies, adding them to the list of often-unexpected animals that we have changed from their natural forms.
Nov 12, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
As human civilization drives more animals to extinction, extreme sizes will likely become the new norm.
Nov 6, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
People, with their constant debating and conflicts over leadership, do not give rise to the most powerful, effective rulers in the animal kingdom.
Oct 14, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Tiny organs, fur, spines and a fungal hair infection are still intact in a Cretaceous Era fossil.
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