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April 4, 2018

 

Don’t Touch That Fawn

Trying to help a wild baby animal that you find is more likely to harm it than help it.

February 10, 2017

 

Deer saliva sends a chemical signal to trees' cells that increases their production of salicylic acid.

Deer Attack

Trees know when someone or something is eating them.

September 7, 2015

 

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Reindeer Games  

We break through all the reindeer hype to tell the true story of these fascinating animals.

November 12, 2012

 

Check out these white antlers!

What Is The Difference Between Horns And Antlers?

There are some important differences between horns and antlers.

November 22, 2011

 

A Pachycephalosaurus with his famous domed-head.

How Do Scientists Figure Out If A Dinosaur Is A New Species?

Scientists are using bone histology to sort things out. They've already concluded that Stygimoloch, was a juvenile Pachycephalosaurus, not a new species.

November 21, 2010

 

Why Did the Deer Cross the Road?

As you are making your Thanksgiving driving over the river and through the woods, be sure to keep clear of the deer!

August 13, 2010

 

Why Do Animals Have Lighter Fur On Their Bellies?

Animals have mastered blending in with their surroundings. Yet, why do some animals have lighter fur on their bellies than on their backs?

July 7, 2009

 

Sneaky Botflies and Clever Reindeer

Botflies are parasites that deposit larvae inside the noses of their hosts, including reindeer. To adapt, the deer learn elaborate behaviors to avoid the flies.

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