The planthopper bug has gears in its legs that permit it to jump what in human terms would be like vaulting the length of two football fields at one go.
Miniature designs often require more foresight and delicate engineering than large designs. Examples are abundant in the living world.
Living things are on the move everywhere. Why do some of them go to great lengths to migrate, while others stay put?
Maxim Loskutoff recounts the time he and his girlfriend were threatened by a grizzly bear while hiking in Montana.
Of course we are animals in the strictly biological sense, as are clams, flies, and bacteria. But not in the moral sense.