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staghorn coral

WHY HERE  Colors of underwater lighting can change the preferences of staghorn coral larvae when they are making their big decision about where to live as adults (shown).

walking chimp

DO THE TWIST  Chimps walk on two legs with surprising flexibility, rotating their upper bodies much as people do when walking, a new study finds. Researchers say this discovery supports the view that hominids walked in a humanlike way more than 3 million years ago.

prairie voles

PAIR-BOND  Just 24 hours in each other's company without mating can be enough to bond a pair of prairie voles for life.

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