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Animal behavior

The worms absorb and digest symbiotic bacteria through their skin.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

New research shows female plains spadefoot toads listen up for the best mate.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Scientists fly the friendly skies with unmanned aerial vehicles to study bat behavior.

Inside Science Television

When Tasmanian devils flourish, so do the small mammals preyed upon by feral cats.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

Juvenile snake coiled atop leaves and forest litter, with specks of orange and yellow near the head of the brown and black snake.

Snake species recycles poison collected from its own prey.

Brian Owens, Contributor

A small turtle sits atop a wireless mouse, near a computer keyboard

Fitting transmitters onto thousands of creatures may help scientists predict natural disasters and offer a "lifecast" of hidden environmental information.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

This month’s pictures feature coronavirus preparations, a robot that catches jellyfish, and a calm cat.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

A collection of perhaps 20 whales swimming in front of icy mountains, dorsal fins extending out of the water.

Researchers suggest that a previously unidentified factor may drive whales to migrate.

Jesse Kathan, Contributor

They release "mobile grenades" -- tiny balls of stinging cells that are shaped like popcorn and can swim under their own power.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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