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Image of the Day: Fancy Slug

By | June 12, 2017

This uncharacterized species of nudibranch, genus Cyerce, can be distinguished by the delicate red lines running along the edges of its soft, jelly-like structures. 

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Celebrating New Species

By | May 21, 2015

An international panel of scientists selects the 10 most interesting organisms discovered last year.

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The Detachable Penis

By | February 14, 2013

A species of sea slug discards its penis after mating, then grows another the next day, a tactic that may have evolved to avoid passing on the sperm of competitors.  

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