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When Mollusks Fall in Love

Two stories from the remarkable work of Sy Montgomery and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas.

I Am Not a Monster

Science has turned the squid from a storied monster into a marvel.

Where the Wild Things Go

The remarkable travel itineraries of animals.

How to Hear Like a Champion Birder

Take a walk with the man building a Shazam for birds.

How We Really Tamed the Dog

A daring experiment builds a new tame species in just 60 years.

What the Rat Brain Tells Us About Yours

The evolution of animal models for neuroactive medicine.

The Evolutionary Pull of Ocean Tides

How animals’ biological clocks turn with the tides.

This Doesn’t Sound Tasty

How moths bat away their predators.

Only Street Dogs Are Real Dogs

Purebreds don’t satisfy the biological definition of a species.

How an Elephant Loses Its Tusks

Elephants without tusks are a response to the selective pressure of poaching.