Rosemary Mosco, Mental Floss

Rosemary Mosco

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Past articles by Rosemary:

11 Cute Facts About Crickets

They’re living thermometers with ears on their knees—and they just might save the world. → Read More

Why I Use Comics to Share My Love of Birds and Science

Rosemary Mosco, creator of the comic “Bird and Moon,” on how humor, animals, and cartoons are a natural fit. → Read More

A Beginner’s Guide to Common Bird Sounds and What They Mean

Part two of our new series to help you build your birding skills—and love of birds—by learning how to bird by ear. → Read More

15 Astonishing Facts About Bats

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com. → Read More

10 Ginormous Facts About Coconut Crabs

It's huge, antisocial, and it’ll steal your silverware. Meet the coconut crab. → Read More

14 Zany Facts About Zebras

Scientists can scan their coats like bar codes. → Read More

14 Darling Facts About Ladybugs

Did you know that their red color is a warning sign, their babies look like alligators, and they can change the flavor of your wine? → Read More

15 Times Animals Saved the Day

Here are a few surprising times that animals have swooped in—or crawled in, or swam in—to save our skins. → Read More

14 Surprising Truths About Tapeworms

Yes, they're disgusting—but they're also fascinating. → Read More

14 Terrific Facts About Tapirs

Meet a group of remarkable mammals who snorkel with their noses, plant trees with their poop, and walk underwater. → Read More

14 Bold Facts about Bald Eagles

Bald eagles are powerful symbols of America—but there’s a whole lot more to these quirky birds. → Read More

15 Confusing Plant and Animal Misnomers

As biology has developed, some of our common plant and animal names have turned out to be pretty far off the mark. → Read More