Weird Animal Question of the Week Many females are larger than males—for good reason. We've had many King Kong remakes and spinoffs, but you never hear much about Queen Kong. It's true that gorilla males
Twins often have an inseparable bond, but Muhl and her fraternal twin are actually the same person. In a rare genetic event, Muhl fused together with her fraternal twin in the womb. So Muhl has two sets
Male field crickets traditionally attract a mate by “singing” – creating a sound by rhythmically scraping their wings back and forth. In Hawaii, however, their song attracts a less welcome female: parasitic
Scientists have decoded the genome of the axolotl, the Mexican amphibian with a Mona Lisa smile. It has 32 billion base pairs, which makes it ten times the size of the human genome, and the largest genome
Rats were not to blame for the spread of plague during the Black Death, according to a study. The rodents and their fleas were thought to have spread a series of outbreaks in 14th-19th Century Europe.