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Apr 24, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Many pterodactyls, such as the ones depicted in Jurassic Park, were huge, but the dino-era airborne beasts evolved from a tiny flying reptile. Continue reading →
Mar 18, 2014 08:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
As if an 18-foot snake that can eat humans isn't worrisome enough, a new study has found that Burmese pythons possess incredible, natural GPS ability. Continue reading →
Mar 17, 2014 09:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Gator fat turns out to be great for making biodiesel. Continue reading →
Feb 12, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A fossil freezes in time the moment when a reptile that lived before dinosaurs gave birth. Continue reading →
Feb 11, 2014 11:50 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Human influence appears to have caused some snakes in the wild to grow to very large sizes.
Feb 10, 2014 12:56 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Surabaya Zoo has been dubbed the "zoo of death" due to multiple allegations of animal abuses, deaths and illegal activities. Continue reading →
Jan 29, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Flying snakes take on a strange shape that helps them to stay airborne over long distances. Continue reading →
Jan 21, 2014 01:58 PM ET // Tim Wall
Less-glamorous animals than elephants, gorillas and rhinos are poached for various reasons. Here's just a selection.
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