Category: Evolution

What’s a Narwhal’s Tusk For?

Although the tusk can be a weapon, the variation in tusk size among animals of similar body size points to it being primarily a mating status signal.

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Stone Age String Strengthens Case for Neandertal Smarts

Our extinct cousins had fiber technology. Stop calling them dumb already

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Why We Have So Many Problems with Our Teeth

Our choppers are crowded, crooked and riddled with cavities. It hasn’t always been this way

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Bird Fossil Shared Earth with T. rex

Dating back 67 million years, this representative of the group of modern birds has been dubbed the Wonderchicken (which is not an April Fools’ Day joke).

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