Scicurious explains how a parasite can turn rats into cat-loving zombies.
How butterfly fish use their swim bladder to croak like a frog
Read The Curious Case of Dogs, especially the part about how feral dogs in Russia have learned to ride the subway.
Someone photographed an epic battle between a spider and a millipede.
Ed Yong had a bunch of awesome links posted this week, here I have stolen five cool ones regarding animal behavior:
The Thoughtful Animal covers robot lizard push-ups
Humans are animals too! Neuroanthropology discusses how cooking contributed to human evolution.
This one is a little creepy. Russian bears are starting to eat corpses out of graveyards.
King cobras at the NYTimes.
And here are some more awesome stories I have read recently, copied and pasted straight from my bookmarks menu:
Wine-scented flower draws in fruit flies with yeasty tones | Not Exactly Rocket Science | Discover Magazine
Study: A “Pessimistic” Dog Is More Likely to Destroy Your Slippers | 80beats | Discover Magazine
Wolf Nannies Shorten Sex Lives of Male Pups | Wired Science | Wired.com
Evolutionary arms race turns ants into babysitters for Alcon blue butterflies | Not Exactly Rocket Science | Discover Magazine
Untitled Vanity Project: Scientists Create Fearless Zebra Fish
Forget Elephants; Sea Lions Never Forget! : The Thoughtful Animal