These mammals cannot eat a lot of food when they are on their own, and spend months integrating into new groups before gaining weight.
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Squashing the competition at a giant pumpkin weigh-off requires patience, persistence—and a little bit of luck.
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The Cassini spacecraft has spent the last two decades exploring Saturn and its unique moons, making discoveries that will advance space exploration for years to come. Scientific American editors Lee Billings and Mike Lemonick offer a proper sendoff to this historic orbiter.