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Tune Into the Animal Kingdom

By The Scientist Staff | March 1, 2017

A survey of sounds from birds to whales to fruit flies to fish

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A Spider's Eye View

By Brittany Taylor | April 1, 2015

Cornell researchers probe the brains of jumping spiders to gain insight into the arachnid's visual processing capabilities.

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Doodoo Rendezvous

By Bob Grant | July 1, 2014

Watch flightless dung beetles (Circellium bacchus), sneaky copulators and crap connoisseurs, do their thing in South Africa.

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Gardener's Delight

By Dan Cossins | October 1, 2013

See the complex symbiosis going on between fungus, ants, and bacteria within a leafcutter anthill.

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Swarming Mongolia

By Cristina Luiggi | February 1, 2012

For the past decade and a half, a crew of about 20 entomologists, water ecologists, and other specialists converges on the shorelines of Mongolia’s lakes, rivers, and streams, just when swarms of aquatic insects do the same.

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Chasing Grasshoppers

By Cristina Luiggi | August 12, 2011

A conversation with Dan Otte, a South African artist and curator of entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. Otte also happens to have discovered around 20 percent of the cricket species known to date.

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