star-nosed mole

A Star Is Born

The fleshy pink "fingers" on the snout of the star-nosed mole point to this animal's unique evolutionary history.

Voracious Evolution

Discoveries of more complete remains of cartilagenous fishes have shed new light on the prehistory of sharks and their relatives.

The Darwin Celebration

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Recent Stories

These selections represent just a few of the thousands of studies conducted by park personnel and outside researchers each year within the national park system.

Newfoundlanders use whatever means available to hold fast to their cherished land.

Fish conduct elaborate courtship rituals and some develop lifelong bonds.