Nicobar long-tailed macaques use an array of tools, including bird feathers to floss their teeth
A newly-discovered species of mite sets up home on a spider’s web and nibbles away at any insects the spider catches
A fossil salamander that lived at least 34 million years ago is in such good condition that the remains of a frog it ate are still in its digestive tract
Australian rainforest scorpion can tweak its venom chemistry in response to increased predator presence
First-time mother grooms her dead baby for weeks before gnawing on its dry flesh.
A cuckoo that builds its own nest has the means to keep its eggs from breaking before it is time.
The infected bugs seek out flowers, stick their heads in and bite for their life. Then, hours after dying, their wings spring into action.
There’s a lesser-known leaning tower to which not many tourists flock for a photo.
When frog fathers go missing, their young are in grave danger. To escape the deadly jaws of their own siblings, these young turn to strangers.
It’s their way of rejecting unrequited love.
Meet the head-borer wasp that eats its way out into the world through another wasp’s head.
Next time you honk, spare a thought for these frogs (and your fellow humans.)
Desert-dwelling reptile exhales in powerful bursts underground
When they accidentally run into bird nests sitting on the ground, some slugs help themselves to a free, easy meal of bird chicks.
By giving a brood’s firstborn female smaller portions and a low-protein diet, a mother bee can turn the offspring into a nursemaid for her younger siblings.