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Animal behavior

Female convict cichlid fish turned from optimists to pessimists when separated from their chosen partners.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

After diving penguins drive fish to shallow waters, flying seabirds follow -- and share the bounty.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

New study reveals how baby hoatzin birds are able to move like four-legged animals, thanks to unique claws on their wings.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Scientists observe intense matchmaking behaviors from bonobo mothers on behalf of their sons.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

The webs store energy like a bow and can accelerate the spiders at up to 80 Gs.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

When the bloodsucking insects eat sugar, they express more of a specific protein that can curb their attraction to humans.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

Their larvae slowly suck the arachnids' guts out after wasps infiltrate the spiders' webs.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

In dolphins, the clitoris is located at the entrance to the vagina where it is sure to be rubbed during penetrative sex.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Whether they respond when called is another matter.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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