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Bedbugs evolved more than 100 million years ago and walked the earth with T. rex

Researchers shed light on the complex evolutionary past of bedbugs.Study finds bedbugs have been parasitic companions with other species aside from humans for more than 100 million years, and were around at the same time as dinosaurs.Experts discover bedbugs are... Continue Reading →

Water Anole

Meet the¬†water anole, a small lizard native to the tropics of Central America.¬†While studying these anoles, researchers discovered that they could flee underwater and remain submerged for 16 minutes or more at a time. Curious to see how the lizard... Continue Reading →

European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)

Very common and familiar species (as its name indicates it), the European Robin is really the king of the gardens. Rather solitary outside the breeding season, it is very close to us in winter, begging some bread crumbs at the... Continue Reading →

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