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Animal behavior

To conserve energy in winter, shrews shrink their brains and sacrifice cognitive ability.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Fish expend energy metabolizing drugs and personal products in fresh water.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Ingested bombardier beetles force toads to puke them out.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

When it comes to raising golden-headed lion tamarin babies, everyone cooperates -- especially the grown males.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Female turkeys pick males based on dangly facial ornaments called snoods -- the more dangly, the better.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Little reptiles may use stripes to trick predators into attacking their tails.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Scientists studied dingoes to understand the development of social bonds between humans and dogs.

Kimberly Hickok, Contributor

New research suggests the rabies virus uses a snake venomlike compound to manipulate infected animals.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

The wood tiger moth employs an arsenal of different weapons to defend itself.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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