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Fossils suggest the creature originated on the Asian subcontinent while it was still an island.
A species of butterfly uses its decorative flair for protection and also varies its color and intensity by season as predator types change.
A new diet based on medicinal plants and supplements, without side effects, shows promise in tests.
Mexican free-tailed bats make specialized jamming calls to prevent competing bats from catching insects they want for themselves.
Evidence has been uncovered that connects the ichthyosaur with its transition from land to sea.
Hummingbird beaks aren't just for nectar sipping. They can double as weapons in the mating game.
A recent study finds a population of Kashmir musk deer living in steep, rocky outcrops in the northeast part of the country.
Population deemed secure after large creatures rebound from just 15 to more than 1,000 on Espanola.
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