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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

Some male animals may evolve weak immune responses so they can give their mates diseases.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Squirrel pokes its head out from a green garbage can, carrying a morsel of food in its mouth.

Animals are often able to adapt to their human-influenced surroundings with remarkable ease.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

New research suggests the ancestors of reptiles, birds and mammals might have walked more efficiently on land than previously thought.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

The discovery of a gene that helps female mosquitoes make healthy eggs could lead to a new way to fight the disease-spreading insects.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Record low levels of winter sea ice devastate seabirds already struggling with climate change.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Scientists delve deep into why and how the turkey -- that ends up on our plates -- turned out the way it is.

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

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