Cannibalism is one of our biggest taboos, with good reason. For starters, it's gross, and for other starters, it's a fast track to some gnarly diseases. However, that's not to say early man didn't eat, er, other early men.
Sixty-six million years ago, a tyrannosaur may have sunk its sharp and serrated teeth into the bones of another tyrannosaur.
An ill-fated 19th-century expedition that became trapped in the Canadian Arctic ended in a particularly gruesome type of cannibalism.
Some members of a cannibalistic tribe in Papua New Guinea developed resistance to a deadly brain disease.
Certain parasites may influence the behavior of their victims, even increasing their likelihood of becoming a cannibal.
Attacks by other grey seals, and not ship propellers, are the likely cause of a number of seal deaths in recent years, a new study concludes.
A starving female mantis is better than her well-fed counterparts at using pheromones to attract males, new research suggests.
When octopuses go hunting for prey, they sometimes end up 'dining' on members of their own species.
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