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Sharks Head Straight Home by Smell

Sharks that could smell headed straight back home when taken a few miles away whereas some that had their senses of smell blocked took slower, more erratic paths to their old haunts

January 21, 2016 — Jason G. Goldman

Baby Whales Pecked to Death by Gulls

Almost all southern right whale calves off the coast of Argentina’s Peninsula Valdez are being fed upon, some fatally, by kelp gulls, which was a rare occurrence four decades ago  

December 29, 2015 — Jason G. Goldman

Howler Monkeys Trade Testicles for Decibels

Among howler monkey species, loud calls come at the expense of testicle size and sperm production—or to put it another way, monkeys with the largest testes don't make as much noise

November 13, 2015 — Jason G. Goldman

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