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A study finds two species of guenon monkeys in Tanzania have been mating and producing fertile offspring for generations.


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Image of the Day: Bird-of-Paradise

By The Scientist Staff | April 25, 2018

A unique courtship dance clued researchers in to the fact that they had a new species on their hands.


A group of around 300 whales produced 184 distinct songs over just a few years, according to a new study.


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Image of the Day: Rainbow Butt

By The Scientist Staff | January 4, 2018

Scientists explore why male peacock spiders are so colorful. 

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Insect Deploys Anti-Antiaphrodisiac

By Shawna Williams | October 1, 2017

Female plant bugs produce a compound to counter males’ attempts to render the females unattractive to other mates.

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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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Song of Ourselves

By Bob Grant | March 1, 2017

“Nature’s melodies” may be a human construct that says more about us than about the musicality of other animals.


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Image of the Day: Flying in Love

By The Scientist Staff | February 15, 2017

Bottle flies (Lucilia sericata) recognize potential mates by capturing the flashes of light that reflect off others' wings.


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Guppie Porn

By The Scientist Staff | August 1, 2016

Biologist Carin Bondar delivers a TED talk about the wilder side of sex.


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Hot Off the Presses

By Bob Grant | August 1, 2016

Idiot Brain, Wild Sex, Why Diets Make Us Fat, and The Ethics of Invention


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