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The Pangolin: The Strangest Animal Known to Man

This animal's tough, overlapping, reptile-protective keratin scales make it look like a giant pinecone with a long, thin reptile-tail

Swimming Monkeys Keep Darwin Happy

The tree of placental mammals has been solved, Darwinians say, if you can handle one little complication.

Weird Animals You Never Heard Of

Welcome to a menagerie of believe-it-or-not creatures that once inhabited our planet (or still do).

Tiger in Oil and Other Surprising Fossils

Deposits in North and South America reveal a rich diversity of mammals discovered by oil workers, some fossils in the oil.

Bug-Eye Camera, Fly Robot and other Bio-Inspired Tech

Incredible advancements in technology are coming from the imitation of nature, but engineers cannot yet attain animal performance.

Zoo Celebrates Bio-Inspiration

The San Diego Zoo has a new Centre for Bioinspiration, promoting invention based on life's solutions to practical problems.
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