A shockingly tiny historic sea monster lurked in shallow waters

Round 240 million years in the past, massive reptiles known as nothosaurs dominated the seas. Those…

‘Phallacy’ deflates myths in regards to the penises of the animal kingdom

PhallacyEmily WillinghamAvery, $27 We people are more or less penis obsessed. The organ seems in non…

A fish’s fins is also as delicate to the touch as fingertips

Fish fins aren’t only for swimming. They’re feelers, too. The fins of spherical gobies can stumble…

How octopuses ‘style’ issues through touching

Octopus fingers have minds of their very own.  Every of those 8 supple but robust limbs…

Ogre-faced spiders catch bugs out of the air the usage of sound as a substitute of sight

Some spiders watch for prey to return and tickle their internet. However the ogre-faced spider (Deinopis…

How frigid lizards falling from bushes published the reptiles’ rising bloodless tolerance

After the coldest evening in south Florida in a decade, lizards have been dropping by the…