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Negative calorie foods don’t exist, and these biologists have the flaming lizard poop to prove it

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This ancient hypercarnivore had three sets of razor-sharp teeth

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Glowing millipede genitalia give scientists a leg up in the lab

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Why these towns are trying to save an ‘agricultural pest’

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Watch ‘giant pill bugs’ burrow inside this alligator carcass for legitimate scientific reasons

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This ancient sea creature had 45 tubular tentacles and will haunt your dreams

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Four-legged whales once straddled land and sea

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Megapixels: An epic wildebeest crossing, a really hungry fox, and more Smithsonian Photo Contest finalists

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Megapixels: CRISPR turned these lizards into ghosts

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Puffy unicorn stickers could save millions of migrating birds each year

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Megapixels: Mini frog, two frog, pumpkin frog, new frog

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Sun bears mimic faces just like us, and it‘s raising some eyebrows

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Warblers live longer with a little child-rearing help from their friends

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How to keep raccoons and possums away from your house

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Southern California’s mountain lions might soon go extinct

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The weirdest things we learned this week: animals used to stand trial and apples kept doctors from killing you

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Rethinking what sets humans apart starts with asking if we’re special at all

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A brief hissstory of places snakes won’t go

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Megapixels: Clone-like, Colombian spiders named for Star Wars’ Storm Troopers

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Rabid animals don’t always foam at the mouth—here’s what to look out for instead

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