Ironclad beetle’s uncrushable shell, extinction made us upright and warm blooded, ‘Forever chemicals’ contaminate all of Canada, and a vet takes on great apes

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The diabolical ironclad beetle’s super-tough shell can even resist being run over by a car; How birds and mammals got their evolutionary edge by getting their legs under them; How 'forever chemicals' have come to contaminate even the remotest parts of Canada; How a Canadian vet took on the challenge of saving the world's great apes.

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