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An a ssassin fly ("Pegesimallus sp.") eating a termite by sucking its dissolved tissue (Photo by Rob Felix)

In pictures: Ladybirds, geckos and gorillas

This shot of a ladybird covered in raindrops was entered by Mostafa Ghroz in the Royal Photographic Society's International Images for Science competition.

Hail the Hydra, an Animal That May Be Immortal

"Hail the Hydra, an Animal That May Be Immortal" The freshwater polyp, <em>Hydra magnipapillata</em>

Colo, World's Oldest Gorilla, Turns 60 (Photos)

Born in 1956 at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Colo, the oldest gorilla in the world, celebrates her 60th birthday on December 22, 2016.

Nineteen unmissable Spanish getaways for the New Year

El Rally Dakar entra en el altiplano boliviano con 143 motos, 109 coches, 46 quads y 56 camiones compitiendo por la victoria en la carrera “más dura y más peligrosa del mundo”

You won’t find this egg in any typical Easter hunt. Instead, you’ll have to venture into rocky reefs or kelp forests off the California coast from Santa Barbara southward, where California horn sharks generally lay the corkscrewed packages, also called egg cases.