Huge animals play outsized roles in their ecosystems—even in death.
Hint: A brain-infesting worm carried by gastropods is spreading around the world.
There’s a new sheriff in Washington D.C. alleys: adopted feral cats. But as rodent-killing machines, New York’s terriers are even better.
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You might not look at your beloved Bella or Buddy the same way after reading this.
From roaches in noses to leeches in nether regions, here are the animals most likely to get under your skin.
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The trilobite beetle has kept scientists baffled for nearly 200 years.
It’s not where you’d think.
Butterflies have had us fooled for centuries.