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Animals famous for walking up walls can also use a combination of techniques to race across water.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Omnivores' diets may depend on the amount of salt in their environments.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

New research may explain why some cloven-hoofed animals have tusks instead of horns or antlers.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Dogs successfully detected malaria parasites in infected children by sniffing their socks.

Tracy Staedter, Contributor

Researchers call in feathered helpers to spread the seeds of endangered plants.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Armadillos could help fill ecological voids left by the Southeast's waning gopher tortoise populations.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

A new study shows that colonies of as few as six ants divvy up duties.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Alligators and Floridians have been clashing more often, and research suggests the growing human population is the cause.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Spiders that eat other spiders may use sound to avoid cannibalism.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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