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Evolution Is the Greatest Show on Earth

These videos are a gateway drug to science.

The Man Who Saw the Pandemic Coming

Will the world now wake up to the global threat of zoonotic diseases?

The Unintended Beauty of Starlings

Those wondrous, undulating flocks are stirred by predators.

The Tricky Problem with Other Minds

How our mental states overlap with and diverge from those of other species.

It Takes a Village to Raise a Meerkat

What the rare cooperative species tells us about ourselves.

Tantalizing Creatures with Male and Female Genes

Gyandromorphs overturn traditional theories of sexual development.

A Eulogy for a Cow

How commodified animals die.

Hitler and the Naming of the Shrew

When zoologists tried to change the words for bat and shrew, the Führer was not amused.

Predators, Prey, and Vodka

Surveying muskoxen in the Russian far north.