Linda Qiu

Watch Nat Geo’s Roundup of Best Octopus Videos

By Linda Qiu Octopuses can change their appearance at the drop of a hat, stuff themselves into discarded soda cans, and figure out how to unscrew jar lids to get at tasty treats. Although many octopus species shun the limelight, ...

Ancient “Oddball” Mammal Reshuffles Family Tree?

By Linda Qiu A mysterious mammal that waded through South Asian swamps 48 million years ago is a distant cousin of modern rhinoceroses and tapirs, a new study says. The discovery, based on fossils unearthed in Pakistan, has prompted a reshuffling ...