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Jul 28, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
It's hard to imagine a shark that works harder for love than the glowing, grooving velvet belly lanternshark.
Jun 30, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
No mate? No problem for a free-living flatworm that shoots sperm into its head to fertilize itself. Continue reading →
Jun 17, 2015 08:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A song produced by male nightingales communicates dad skills to attentive, listening females.
Jun 15, 2015 01:23 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Songbirds have a compelling reason to get out of bed early: mating.
Jun 5, 2015 10:17 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Male species of the antechinus spend two to three weeks a year in a testosterone-fueled mating marathon.
Jun 1, 2015 01:26 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The wooing only works if the females can feel these vibrations.
Apr 3, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Richard Farrell
When females are smelled but not seen, the mouse sings a complex song. But once his intended is in sight, he becomes more subdued.
Jan 6, 2015 04:01 AM ET
Dinosaurs ruled the planet for 130 million years, so clearly they knew how to perpetuate themselves, but scientists have not had much to go on, in terms of their exact mechanics for doing the deed.
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