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Decades of observation and research suggest zebras may use their stripes for temperature regulation, among other functions.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

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

Charles Q. Choi, 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

Scientists explain the lime green look of spring.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Long penises may allow hermit crabs to stay in their shells during sex, reducing the risk of shells being stolen.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Rats struggle to solve a maze after their uteruses are removed, raising questions about the impacts of the widespread procedure in humans.

Claire Cleveland, Contributor

Cells in the fly specimens' nervous systems can be seen glowing through the insects' transparent bodies.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

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