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By | October 31, 2012

In addition to attacking their prey in the pitch dark sky, vampire bats of Central and South America are the only bats that can run on land, with top speeds at nearly 5 mph.

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Image of the Day

By | October 30, 2012

The tongue of a Cricket (Gryllus campestris), captured by darkfield and Rheinberg illumination

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By | October 29, 2012

The Psyche (Leptosia nina) butterfly, shown here as a mating pair, is a weak flyer, making erratic movements as it bobs across the grass and rarely leaving ground level.

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Image of the Day

By | October 26, 2012

Black mastiff bat (Molossus rufus) embryos

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By | October 25, 2012

A male Megachilid bee (Haetosmia vechti) forages in Mevo Horon, West Bank.

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Image of the Day

By | October 24, 2012

A scanning electron micrograph of the prickly hairs of stinging nettle

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Image of the Day

By | October 23, 2012

A fluorescence micrograph catches a neuron regenerating in culture.

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Image of the Day

By | October 22, 2012

HeLa cells with their golgi tagged with fluorescent protein (yellow)

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Image of the Day

By | October 19, 2012

Instead of a thumb, the rare, Japanese Otton frog has a sharp spike, which it uses for combat and mating.

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Image of the Day

By | October 18, 2012

A 100 million year-old spider attack, preserved in amber

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