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February 5, 2010



Middle Aged Wolves

Why are some populations of elk unharmed by wolf packs?

January 6, 2010


A close-up of a katydid.

The Siren Song of the Spotted Katydid

Learn how female katydids deceptively lure male cicadas to their death, on this Moment of Science.

December 14, 2009



Coywolves On The Prowl

Learn about the new coyote-wolf hybrid... the coywolf!

June 5, 2008


Brussel Sprouts just haravested

Aphids and Brussels Sprouts

The very bottom of the food chain is changing and can have far-reaching consequences for the rest of us. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

April 21, 2008


Baby seal posing on beach

Ringed Seals and Global Warming

You've probably heard that global warming in the Arctic is killing off polar bears by shrinking their habitat, but are other arctic animals suffering, too?

December 19, 2006


a small chimp at the tulsa zoo

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



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



Batesian Mimicry

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

February 7, 2006



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



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.

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