FUR BALLTrigonopterus chewbacca may not be as tall as its namesake, but the new weevil species is plenty hairy.
M.H. Van Dam et al/ZooKeys 2016
SAY CHEESE Fungi and bacteria shape the distinctive characters of a wide range of cheeses.
WHEN DAD BABYSITS Those eggs on the back of a male giant water bug (Appasus japonicus shown) are so attractive to females that sexual selection may be a major force in maintaining dads-only care for young.