One day, these tiny leopard tortoises will weigh more than 100 pounds - but first, they're going to have to eat a lot of watermelon. Want to know more about the cute vegetarians? Watch here.
Some animal species can do very well without male partners. Mourning geckos are just one of many examples. Their reproduction method — known as parthenogenesis — is our natural phenomenon of the week.
Think being gay is unnatural? Then look no further than the animal kingdom, where homosexuality is very common. Studies suggest that around 1,500 animal species practice same-sex coupling, from fish to birds and mammals.
Scorpions have a bad reputation. Namibian scorpion researcher Martin Handjaba says it's unjustified. He tells DW about their painful stings, why they glow under UV light and why we shouldn't kill them.
The well-preserved tail of a small dinosaur has been discovered at a market in northern Myanmar. The feathered appendage, which was about 99 million years old, was preserved in a piece of amber the size of an apricot.
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