The magnificent migrating monarch
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Should animals be given “human rights?”
Vintage Journal: The plantaris muscle
Is this little-known muscle a true vestigial organ?
Ants: swarm intelligence
Cuttlefish colour changes inspire new energy-efficient TV screen design
Human designers of TV screen copy one of the ways cuttlefish change colour.
These uniquely designed creatures continue to defy evolutionary explanation …
The opossum’s tale
The opossum of the Americas confounds ‘just-so’ stories to explain Australia’s weird mammals.
Sharks: denizens of the deep
Few creatures alive today incite more fear and awe than these fierce marine predators with their razor-sharp teeth. But not all sharks are harmful to man.
Great gecko glue?
These wonders in miniature has a super special stick-ability.
Pterosaurs flew like modern aeroplanes
New discoveries about a tiny pterosaur bone show that they flew with ‘aerodynamic tricks like those found in modern aircraft’.