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Yes, We Have Sloths, But No Pink Dolphins: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 8

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.26.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Now endemic only to Central and South America, sloths once roamed much further afield throughout the Americas, and some extinct species reached the size of an elephant.

UNEARTHED: World's Most Ancient Leaf Look-Alike

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 03.20.2014 | Science

The oldest-known stick insect to mimic a plant has been unearthed in China. The newly discovered species — an extinct, distant relative of living s...

Poorly-Camouflaged Insects Can Set Off Much Larger Chain Reaction

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green

An insect's camouflage can have major impacts on its broader ecological habitat, so much so that a poorly-camouflaged one can negatively impact an ent...