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Animals Have Learned to Manipulate the Genetic Lottery

As scientists learn more and more about genetics, humans become increasingly nervous about our ability to basically engineer a child to be exactly the way we want (which is a quiet girl, duh). But it turns out that our mammal brethren have actually been picking the sex of their babies in the animal kingdom for a long… » 7/11/13 2:20pm 7/11/13 2:20pm

The Anteater Baby Jesus Forgives You For Touching Yourself

Last month, Armani, a lady anteater at the LEO Zoological Conservation Center, gave birth to little Archie and mystified zoologists/the world, who had taken it upon themselves to cockblock Armani from their male anteater, Alf. Time-wise, Armani would have conceived when Alf was safely locked away in a separate pen. » 5/18/13 5:30pm 5/18/13 5:30pm