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Blogs | Feb 16, 2015

Lifeform of the week: Armadillos

From the pink fairy to the screaming hairy, armadillos are a most peculiar mammal.

Image Credit: EverJean
Blogs | Feb 14, 2015

Lifeform of the week: From cacao tree to chocolate valentine

Nothing says “I love you” like roasted and pulverized cacao beans, better known as chocolate.

Image Credit: Brian Jeffery Beggerly
Blogs | Jan 19, 2015

Lifeform of the week: Puffer fish

Killer sushi, stoned dolphins, and zombies; the puffer fish is an animal steeped in scandal.

Image Credit: Nova
Blogs | Dec 25, 2014

Lifeform of the week: Mistletoe

Mistletoe makes merry at its host’s expense.

Image Credit: H Dragon
Blogs | Dec 02, 2014

Lifeform of the week: Horseshoe crab

If the horseshoe crab looks like it comes from another era, that’s because it does.

Image Credit: Rene Schwietzke
Blogs | Nov 25, 2014

Lifeform of the week: Cranberries

Cranberries are more than just a holiday condiment.

Image Credit: Webbaliah
Blogs | Nov 18, 2014

Lifeform of the week: Carnivorous plants

Faced with lousy soil conditions, some plants came up with a novel solution – eating meat.

Image Credit: Terry Foote
Blogs | Nov 03, 2014

Lifeform of the week: Woodpeckers

These birds don’t need a hammer or a helmet to do some serious woodworking.

Credit: Ltshears, Larry Page, Carl Chun
Blogs | Oct 28, 2014

Lifeform of the week: Vampires are real!

You might think twice about walking down that dark alley alone after learning about the nefarious habits of the vampire bat, squid and finch.

Image Credit: Graham Racher
Blogs | Oct 21, 2014

Lifeform of the week: Corpse flower

Parasitic flowers of the genus Rafflesia are monstrous in size and diabolical in smell.