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Matabele ant

ANT RX A Matabele ant from Africa uses her mouthparts to treat a nest mate’s wounded leg in a prompt and effective insect version of health care.

seal pup

BLOWN AROUND  Prevailing winds can displace migrating northern fur seal pups, who begin their epic journeys at just 4 months old, by hundreds of kilometers.

fossil footprints

IMPRINTS  Scientists think that these fossilized footprints may represent the earliest evidence of a lizard running on two legs. Here, a front print (left) and a back print (right) are shown.

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