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

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Image of a small, extinct mammal, gliding off a tree branch, its white underside showing.

Mouse-sized mammal had gliding membranes and a unique inner ear.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

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

Genetic study suggests America’s native white-footed mice are adapting their metabolism to conquer the Big Apple.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Researchers used to think only moms manipulated the sex of their babies. Turns out dads do it too.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Dogs and people with Williams syndrome may both owe their sociable personalities to changes in the same genes.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Analysis of dinosaur fossils showed that some parents warmed their eggs with body heat.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Researchers examine 30-million-year-old whale fossils to uncover how these marine mammals ate before baleen.

Olivia Trani, Contributor

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