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Pedestrian fauna opt for shorter underpasses

If anyone ever asks 'why did the bandicoot cross the road?', you would never guess the answer would be 'because the underpass was short', but it seems local researchers have proved just that.

dateMay 07, 2015 in Ecology
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Extreme excavation: Fire ant style

Fans of The Lord of the Rings may disagree, but when it comes to exquisite excavation, the dwarves of Moria have nothing on the mighty fire ants of Georgia Tech. But Dan Goldman and Michael Goodisman aren't fascinated by ...

dateMay 06, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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