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Oddities News Archive - June 07, 2012

Cockroaches And Lizards Use Ninja-like Skills To Quickly Vanish

Cockroaches performing ninja-like acrobatics surprised University of California, Berkeley biologists who were studying the insect’s locomotion and escape abilities.

Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.