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December 19, 2006

 

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So A Chimpanzee Comes To A Road…

It sounds like the begging of a bad joke, but what does a chimpanzee do when it needs to cross the road?

March 8, 2006

 

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Batesian Mimicry in Snakes

Batesian mimicry, is the process by which a palatable animal or plant species evolves to mimic an unpalatable animal or plant.

March 8, 2006

 

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Batesian Mimicry

Let's discuss a phenomenon known as batesian mimicry and its contribution to the development of evolutionary theory.

February 7, 2006

 

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Great Balls of Fire

If honeybees in China were to become characters in a superhero comic book, they might be called Great Balls of Fire.

January 5, 2006

 

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The Amazing Walking Sticks

In fact, one of the defense mechanisms of these insects, crypsis, involves their taking their resemblance to twigs as far as it will go.

December 20, 2005

 

Don’t Know Much about Ichthyology

Many fish travel in schools, but how do fish school, and why? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 23, 2004

 

Rapid Evolution and Population Dynamics

A recent study suggests that adaptive evolution might actually play a role in the dynamics of the predator-prey relationship.

May 24, 2004

 

Bombardier Beetle

Learn about one of Africa's most dangerous bug. "The Bombardier Beetle" on this Moment of Science.

November 21, 2003

 

The Mighty Oxpecker

Learn about the Oxpecker on this Moment of Science.

October 20, 2003

 

Swimming with Sharks

Learn about the fist that swim with sharks on this Moment of Science.

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