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EGG DIVERSITY  Bird eggs vary greatly in shape, size and color. In a new analysis, researchers look for links between egg shape and birds’ traits and lifestyles.

cats on a boat

TWO IF BY SEA  Egyptian cats may have been transported by boat to far-reaching parts of Europe, Africa and Asia, a DNA study suggests. Early Middle Eastern farmers probably brought kitties and agriculture to Europe over land.

illustration of Chinlestegophis

BACKSTORY WITH LEGS  Small and possibly living underground, the newly named extinct Chinlestegophis (artist’s illustration shown) still had legs but might be an ancient near-relative of today’s legless caecilian amphibians.

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