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The Physiology of a Six Pack - U.S. News & World Report

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When Natalie Jill was going through a divorce and the loss of her house all while caring for a brand new baby about 10 years ago, carrying extra weight around her belly seemed like one discomfort she could let slide. "I remember looking at myself and ...

A botany geek explains Baby Groot's biology to reveal his true identity -
A botanist has explained the true biology – and thus, identity – of Baby Groot. The character materialised in the post-credits scene of the first Guardians of the Galaxy film after Groot (Vin Diesel) sacrificed himself to save other members of the team ...

Who cares if they're cute? This zoologist accepts animals on their ... - Minnesota Public Radio News

Minnesota Public Radio News
Zoologist Lucy Cooke says humans aren't doing animals any favors when we moralize their behavior. Her book The Truth About Animals is organized around "fact and not sentimentality."

National Geographic: Lucy's Baby - World's Oldest Child

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Read about the archaeological discovery of Lucy's Baby, a primitive human child fossil found in East Africa in the Cradle of Humanity, the same area where another human fossil, Lucy, was discovered in 1972.

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    "Lucy's Baby" -- World's Oldest Child -- Found by Fossil Hunters
    A 3.3-million-year-old fossil toddler—the world's oldest known child—has been discovered almost completely intact in Ethiopia. Experts say the find will provide fascinating new clues about our early ancestors.

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Ardi, Oldest Human Skeleton - National Geographic Interactive
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Ardipithecus ramidus - Explore the oldest human skeleton and learn how the discovery fits into ... Examine differences among hominin species through our skull ...

National Geographic: Narwhal
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Video, sounds, fact sheet, distribution map, and wallpaper image.

Birds - National Geographic
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Find bird photos, video, species profiles, fast facts, sounds, and news articles from National Geographic.

National Geographic: SuperCroc
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Information on Sarcosuchus imperator.

National Geographic: Parasites
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Exploration of nature's bloodsuckers and hangers-on.

Animals - National Geographic
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Featuring National Geographic's Best Wildlife Images. Includes animal photos and wallpaper, nature news, U.S. local wildlife guides, and games for children.

National Geographic: The Genographic Project
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A 5-year study by The National Geographic Society, IBM, geneticist Spencer Wells, and the Waitt Family Foundation to compile a genetic atlas. Project outline and methods, how to participate, news, genetics overview and an interactive atlas of the human journey.

National Geographic: Beluga Whale
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Video, sounds, fact sheet, distribution map, and wallpaper image.

National Geographic Animal Videos
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Provides videos of lions, sharks, squid and many other animals. Requires Flash Player.

Human Body - National Geographic
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Human body information, facts, news, and photos. Explore the human body -- brain, heart, digestive system, lungs, and skin -- with the National Geographic interactive feature.