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Liz Langley is the award-winning author of Crazy Little Thing: Why Love and Sex Drive Us Mad and has written for many publications including Salon, Details and the Huffington Post. Follow her on Twitter @LizLangley and at www.lizlangley.com

Your Weird Animal Questions Answered: Love in the Animal Kingdom

With spring in the air, we answer your questions about animal romance, from elephant seals to stick insects.

Your Weird Animal Questions Answered: Is Your Dog Part Coyote?

Is your dog part coyote? Do St. Bernards really rescue people? Get the facts on man’s best friend in this week’s column.

Your Weird Animal Questions Answered: Is a Sloth a Good Pet?

Why do dogs chase certain vehicles? Do otters or sloths make good pets? This week we answer your questions about critters closest to home—pets.

Dog Brains Link Pleasure With Owner’s Scent

An owner’s scent activates the parts of a dog’s brain associated with pleasure, a new brain-imaging study says.

Your Weird Animal Questions Answered: Biggest Great White Shark

In our weekly column, we tell you how spiders walk on water, how many teeth alligators have, and more.

St. Patrick’s Day: “Green” Animals That Recycle

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here, a holiday famous for parades, parties, and everything turning so green that it’s like looking at the world through night-vision goggles. But when we think “green” we sometimes think “eco,” so in honor of Green Day here are five of nature’s “greenest” animals, not in color but in habit.…

Why Do Flamingos Eat Upside Down? Your Weird Animal Questions Answered

Do birds eat other birds? Why do flamingoes eat upside down? This week we answer your most unusual bird questions.

Surprising Animals That Sport Mustaches

Jumping spiders, emperor tamarins, and walruses are among nature’s creatures that sport staches.

What Do Giant Centipedes Eat? Your Weird Animal Questions Answered

In this week’s column, we tackle the diet of giant centipedes and the life spans of saltwater crocodiles.

Your Weird Animal Questions Answered

What is a honey badger, really? How do spiders not get stuck to their webs? See answers to these questions and more in our weekly Q&A column.

5 of Nature’s Weirdest Tongues

Miley’s tongue has nothing on the animal world when it comes to waggle and weirdness. Get a taste of nature’s coolest tongues.

New to Nat Geo: Ask Your Weird Animal Questions

In our inaugural column of Ask Your Weird Animal Questions, we tell you how a new species of tapir hid in plain sight and investigate a sighting of a two-horned lizard.

Amazing Pictures of See-Through Fish

A new photography exhibit shows scientific images of fish in stunning detail.

5 Jerboa Facts: Explaining Cute Jumping Rodent

A video of a tiny rodent called a jerboa has popped up again on the Internet—get the facts about these desert dwellers.

Animal Valentines: 5 of Nature’s Best Flirters

From stone-throwing monkeys to castle-building fish, see the lengths that some species go to please their mates.