MISSED IT Decades of research on white-tailed deer have missed a malaria parasite now confirmed with new evidence. Here, researchers are working with a deer they temporarily trapped during a survey for parasites.
Lisa H. Ware/Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
HOARDERS Harvester ants gather thousands and thousands of seeds to store underground for future meals.
WHY SING IN WINTER Marjorie Sorensen, tracking bird movements in a seasonally flooded valley in Zambia (left), is studying why great reed warblers (one shown, right) overwintering there sing so much.