Emily Jane McTavish

Jul. 08, 2011

The Story Of Texas Longhorns, As Told By Their DNA

Centuries of natural selection left longhorn cattle less susceptible to drought and disease.

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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