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    The Giraffe Neck Evolved for Sexual Combat

    Discovery of a previously unknown ancient giraffe species offers a new look into sexual selection and evolution.

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    City Living Makes Animals Dishonest

    Honesty is the basis of any good relationship. This is as true for animals as it is for humans. When a peahen is looking for a mate, she sees a peacock’s tail as an honest signal of his quality. “Look at me!” says her suitor, wiggling his ridiculous display from side to side, “I can […]