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researchers with deer

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.    

harvester ants

HOARDERS  Harvester ants gather thousands and thousands of seeds to store underground for future meals.

Marjorie Sorensen with birds in Zambia

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.

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