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A mongoose that survived a tussle with four African lions may have been dealing with playful youngsters, a biologist says.
Talk about lending a helping “fin”—groupers and eels in a coral reef work together to catch prey, a new study says.
The super-fast tongue of the horned frog is also a super-powerful adhesive, a new study discovers.
Catfish searching for prey in the dark detect slight chemical changes in the water produced by the breath of a sea worm, a new study says.
This is the first time researchers have observed fish leaping into the air to prey on birds on the wing.
The shape of the seahorse’s head helps it sneak up on copepods without being noticed, a new study says.
A spider with a happy face on its back, an orchid that looks like a monkey, and a bug with a peanut head are among nature’s tricksters.
Researchers were shocked to discover that the two Amazon-dwelling fish are wired much differently, a new study says.