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What is the mimic octopus’ diet? Where can you find them? Are they poisonous? Do they attack humans? Are they friendly?
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Do animals laugh?
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Why do ants steal my food?
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What is the strongest apex predator and why?
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How do I understand my dog?
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Why are dragonfly eyes so big?
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Is it bad that coyotes are eating out of my trash cans?
Ask A Scientist: A Rhino’s Horn Isn’t for Making Music
Rambunctious Rhino wonders, “Why does the rhino have horns?” Great question, Rambunctious Rhino! There are actually five different species of rhinoceros, but all of them have horns! The Asian species–Javan rhinos, greater one-horned rhinos, and Sumatran rhinos–have one horn on their snout, just above their nose. The African rhinos–the white and black rhino–have two, with…