The earliest evidence of mammal social behavior goes back to the age of dinosaurs, fossils of a rodent-like creature indicate.
Nov. 3, 2020 • ~6 min
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In addition to providing homes for endangered and threatened species, national parks can protect the trait diversity of mammals, new research finds.
Sept. 10, 2020 • ~5 min
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New evidence suggests that the way brains work across the animal kingdom goes back to a common source, researchers report.
Aug. 7, 2020 • ~10 min
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"Our study shows that mammal biodiversity in the tropics and subtropics today is still being shaped by ancient human events and climate changes."
Dec. 18, 2019 • ~5 min
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Moose require lots of food to keep moving, but they're surprisingly selective about the plants they eat. Here's how researchers found that out.
Sept. 3, 2019 • ~7 min
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Fathers make it possible for mammal moms to raise particularly large-brained offspring, research finds. Other helpers just won't do.
June 6, 2019 • ~4 min
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Mammals with starchy diets—us, dogs, and rats, as opposed to, say, hedgehogs and mountain lions—appear to have adapted, genetically, to stomach more carbs.
May 15, 2019 • ~8 min
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