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February 26, 2013

 

golden spiny mice

Tissue Regeneration In The African Spiny Mouse

Today's A Moment of Science is about a creature who lends a whole new meaning to the phrase.

December 26, 2011

 

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How Do Woodpeckers Avoid Headaches?

The woodpecker's tail and feet are designed to make pecking easier.

May 11, 2011

 

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Alpha Tail

If you own more than one cat, you may already be aware that domestic cats have a very developed sense of pecking-order.

January 5, 2011

 

Opossum playing possum

Why Do Opossums Hang Upside Down By Their Tails?

Are Opossums related to rats? Why do they enter a comatose like state?

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