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Aug 12, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Which came first: mountains or the creatures on them? Research on a tropical mountain paradise in Borneo helps answer that riddle.
Jul 28, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
T. rex and other big dinosaurs had teeth that were specialized for tearing through flesh and bone -- only one living animal has similar tooth structure. Can you guess which?
Jul 23, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Discovery of the world's oldest known snake reveals that it lived among dinosaurs, evolved from lizards, and had four tiny feet.
Jul 1, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
About 48 million years ago, a natural miracle occurred: The first known “Jesus lizard” walked on water. Continue reading →
Jun 28, 2015 10:10 AM ET // AFP
The tortoises have been released on Santa Fe Island, where a similar subspecies went extinct more than 150 years ago.
Jun 24, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Eight-inch-long Grandfather turtle did not have a shell, but it had the makings of one.
May 26, 2015 11:10 AM ET // ABC Science News
Australia's invasive cane toads are tough to kill, so researchers tried making toadsicles: it's humane and effective, they say.
May 19, 2015 08:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The mother of all snakes was nocturnal, sported little legs, and lived during the height of the Dinosaur Age.
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