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Conspicuous toilet spots may help Dalmatian wall lizards communicate.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

‘Megafires’ jeopardize the black-backed woodpecker’s habitat.

Rodrigo Pérez Ortega, Contributor

Some poison frogs have become used to the warmer temperatures caused by climate change and deforestation, but they’re nearing their limit.

Sofie Bates, Contributor

A hand is using tweezers to hold a tube labeled "Giant Panda" above a container of frozen test tub

Researchers are freezing cell samples with liquid nitrogen to keep biodiversity alive. Could this be the best way to conserve species for the future? 

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Researchers discover evidence of a kauri tree "superorganism" in New Zealand.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Alternative sanitation systems are making use of creatures that find homes in human poop.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Searching for dwarf foxes and cloud forests on California's Santa Rosa Island -- a national park that the park service says is "like nowhere else on Earth."

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

After diving penguins drive fish to shallow waters, flying seabirds follow -- and share the bounty.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

New research shows how decommissioned oil rigs can become home to an abundance of fish and invertebrates.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

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