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Humans sleep for an average of three hours less than other primates like chimps, squirrel monkeys and baboons, all of which sleep for about 10 hours per day.

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Strange Species Names

Strange Species Names

Every Tuesday the Null seeks out another silly species name from the world of taxonomy and tells us which unfortunate organism it applies to.  Click on the links below to find biological curiosities from previous weeks.

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Image: toco toucan: big bill, silly name.
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