Happy chimps
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Great apes may tease each other, just like humans
A group of scientists has found evidence that our great ape relatives tease each other by poking, hitting or pulling on a body part in playful ways.
The first asynchronous roboflapper, built at the size of an actual insect
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Roboinsect helps scientists understand how insect flight evolved 
Insects have two ways of flying, synchronous and asynchronous. Scientists built a robotic insect model to test how the two ways of flying might have evolved.
sea otter eating a crab
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Hungry sea otters help save a Californian salt marsh
By munching on burrowing crabs, sea otters are helping return the Elkhorn Slough to good health.
moths attracted to light
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Why do insects circle artificial lights at night? It’s a reflex trap!
New research reveals a possible answer to this age-old question ...
a rivulid fish
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Scientists hope for a bright future for ‘fish from the clouds’ 
In Brazil, folklore says that colorful fish fall from the clouds when it rains. Could this magical folk story be true?
A male gharial guarding hatchlings
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Good news for gharials! (But not all good news)
Researchers were excited to count more gharials in Nepal's Chitwan National Park this year, but threats still remain to this critically endangered croc species.
April biodiversity calendar
April biodiversity calendar