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Zombie Ants

Do zombies really exist? They do... at least in the world of ants. Learn how some ants are made into zombies and find out what ants can do to avoid being zombified.

The Interest of Insects

Humans and insects have more in common than you might think. We share a broad range of similarities, covering everything from muscle and nerve structures to the ways our cells communicate.

Bird Finder Tool

Test drive our Bird Finder tool based on our virtual bird aviary of the southwest. A great way to learn about birds in your own backyard. Image of Northern Cardinal above by Robert Shantz.

Penguin Swimming

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Penguin Swimming

Can Penguins Fly?
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Share to Google Classroom

Be part of Ask A Biologist

by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.