Species


Scientists Plan to Create First Aquatic Species Map for West US

Scientists Plan to Create First Aquatic Species Map for US West

The map will help researchers see how biodiversity and ecosystems change over time and how to protect native species...

Nov 28 2016, 5:12am CST

New Dominant Ant Species Discovered in Ethiopia

New Dominant Ant Species Discovered in Ethiopia

A novel ant species from Ethiopia may spread all around the world....

Nov 25 2016, 4:12am CST

Ancient Gecko Species Sheds More Light into Australian Desert Origins

Ancient Gecko Species Sheds More Light into Australian Desert Origins

Ancient species of gecko sought refuge in the ranges of central Australia about 10 million years ago, a time when deserts were...

Nov 15 2016, 4:53am CST

Hundreds of More Birds Species Might be Endangered than We Thought, Says Study

Hundreds of More Birds Species Might be Endangered than We Thought, Says Study

Duke University's experts find that the IUCN current Red List is missing hundreds of bird species that are at risk of exti...

Nov 14 2016, 10:50am CST

New Species of Millipede with 414 Legs Found in California Cave

New Species of Millipede with 414 Legs Found in California Cave

A novel type of millipede was recently found in a Californian grotto. It has many fine legs making it look to be quite an oddit...

Oct 24 2016, 10:48am CDT

New Dinosaur Species Found in Australia

New Dinosaur Species Found in Australia

A new dinosaur belonging to the Cretaceous Period was unearthed from Queensland....

Oct 21 2016, 3:55am CDT

Cave Paintings Reveal Mystery Species of Bison Hybrid

Cave Paintings Reveal Mystery Species of Bison Hybrid

An enigmatic bison hybrid has been found from samples of old DNA and cave drawings drawn by cavemen....

Oct 19 2016, 4:58am CDT

New Rare Ant Species Found in Little Devil Poison Frog’s Stomach

New Rare Ant Species Found in Little Devil Poison Frog’s Stomach

A unique type of ant species has been found in a poison frog’s stomach....

Oct 10 2016, 10:22am CDT

New Species of Jurassic Reptile Discovered Thanks to Fossil Skeleton Stored in Bristol

New Species of Jurassic Reptile Discovered Thanks to Fossil Skeleton Stored in Bristol

Scientists found a new species of Ichthyosaur which lived around 200 million years ago in the early Jurassic period...

Oct 10 2016, 7:37am CDT

Honey Bees Added to U.S. List of Endangered Species for the First Time

Bees Added to U.S. List of Endangered Species for the First Time

Apparently, honey bees in the United States have entered the endangered species list for the very first time. This spells catas...

Oct 4 2016, 5:35am CDT

Rare Tree Frog Species goes Extinct with the Death of Last Known Member

Rare Tree Frog Species goes Extinct with the Death of Last Known Member

The last known member of Rabbs' fringe-limbed tree frog has died recently and its death means that the species does not ex...

Oct 3 2016, 1:03am CDT

Devil Frog Vomits a New Ant Species

Devil Frog Vomits Up a New Ant Species

Researchers discover a new species of ant in a wild frog's puke...

Sep 25 2016, 1:01pm CDT

Rusty Patched Bumble Bee to be Listed as Endangered Species

Rusty Patched Bumble Bee to be Listed as Endangered Species

Rusty patched bumble bee is an essential pollinator in the North America. The bee species has experienced a significant decline...

Sep 23 2016, 10:25pm CDT

Extinct Reptile Species Shows Dinosaurs Copied Body and Skull Shapes of Distant Relatives

Extinct Reptile Species Shows Dinosaurs Copied Body and Skull Shapes of Distant Relatives

An extinct reptile shows clear proof of dinosaurs imitating the skull and bodily forms of distant cousins....

Sep 23 2016, 6:38am CDT

Most Humpback Whales Removed from Endangered Species List

Most Humpback Whales Removed from Endangered Species List

9 of 14 of distinct population segments of humpback whales have recovered enough to be taken off the endangered species list, N...

Sep 10 2016, 5:53am CDT

There are Four Giraffe Species Reveals DNA Analysis

There are Four Giraffe Species Reveals DNA Analysis

Scientists have, in a genetic analysis, found that giraffes are actually not one species, but four.Up until now, they had only...

Sep 9 2016, 4:59am CDT

There are Actually Four Species of Giraffe, Not Just One

There are Actually Four Species of Giraffe, Not Just One

Genetic analysis uncovers four highly distinct species of giraffe across Africa, which apparently do not mate with each other...

Sep 8 2016, 2:25pm CDT

New Crab Species Discovered in Chinese Pet Market

New Crab Species Discovered in Chinese Pet Market

An examination of the ornamental fish market in southern China has led to the discovery of a new species and even a new genus...

Sep 8 2016, 6:33am CDT

New Fish Species Named After President Obama

New Fish Species Named After President Obama

Maroon and gold fish found in Papahānaumokuākea has been named after President Barack Obama...

Sep 3 2016, 2:03am CDT

Scientists Discover New Species of Pterosaur in Patagonia

Scientists Discover New Species of Pterosaur in Patagonia

The fossil of newly-discovered pterosuar species can provide more insight into the evolution of extinct flying reptiles...

Aug 30 2016, 10:01pm CDT

New Species of Dolphin Discovered by Smithsonian Scientists

Scientists Discover New Species of Dolphin in Smithsonian Fossil Collection

The extinct dolphin swam ancient rivers around 25 million years ago...

Aug 17 2016, 7:44am CDT

New Bat Species Discovered in Minnesota in More Than a Century

New Bat Species Discovered in Minnesota in More Than a Century

The newfound bat species is evening bat and this species has not been spotted in Minnesota state before...

Aug 2 2016, 12:37pm CDT

Gray Wolf is The Only True Wolf Species in North America

Gray Wolf is The One and Only Wolf Species in North America

The endangered species protection status of gray wolves is being questioned. Should these animals be removed from the category?...

Jul 28 2016, 4:39am CDT

Two Newly Discovered Ant Species Looks Like Dragons from ‘Games of Thrones’

Two Newly Discovered Ant Species Looks Like Dragons from ‘Game of Thrones’

New ant species has been discovered in New Guinea and they have dragon-like spines....

Jul 28 2016, 4:23am CDT

Rare New Species of Beaked Whale Discovered

Rare New Species of Beaked Whale Discovered

A concerted quest has unearthed genetic proof for a novel species of beaked whale. The North Pacific species definitely exists...

Jul 27 2016, 3:57am CDT

Scientists Discover Unusual New Solitary Zoantharia Species

Scientists Discover Unusual New Solitary Zoantharia Species

A novel form of zoantharian species happens to be the first one to be classified in accordance with the laws of taxonomy since...

Jul 25 2016, 12:01pm CDT

Dinosaur Species May Shed new Light on Megaraptorids

Dinosaur Species May Shed new Light on Megaraptorids

A new megaraptorid dinosaur species discovered in Argentina's Patagonia Desert may help scientists find out the evolutionary o...

Jul 24 2016, 7:45am CDT

Pokemon Go Fanatics Could Help in the Discovery of New Species

Pokemon Go Fanatics Could Help in the Discovery of New Species

It is being said that Pokemon Go players could actually help in the discovery of new species....

Jul 21 2016, 4:14am CDT

Philippine Island Has World’s Greatest Number of Unique Mammal Species

Philippine Island Has World’s Greatest Number of Unique Mammal Species

Scientists say that the Philippine island of Luzon is a big mammalian hub. Some of the most diverse of mammals live on the isla...

Jul 18 2016, 11:29am CDT

Amazon is So Diverse that We’ve Not Discovered its All Tree Species for 300 Years

Amazon is So Diverse that We’ve Not Discovered All of its Tree Species

So far, researchers have been able to find around 12,000 Amazonian tree species. Researchers estimate there could be about 4,00...

Jul 14 2016, 5:05am CDT

New Species of Orchid Flower Looks Like a Devil's Head

New Species of Orchid Flower Looks Like a Devil's Head

A new species of orchid flower shows quite a striking devilish design in its central portion. The resemblance to satan is so gr...

Jul 12 2016, 11:00am CDT

262 new faunal species discovered in India in 2015: Official

262 new faunal species discovered in India in 2015: Official

 India has enriched the faunal biodiversity of the world with the discovery of 262 new species in 2015 while 105 species...

Jun 28 2016, 11:03pm CDT

Contagious Cancers Increasing Among Several Species of Shellfish

Contagious Cancers Increasing Among Several Species of Shellfish

A recent study showed that transferable tumors were increasing among several different species of shellfish that included cockl...

Jun 23 2016, 7:23am CDT

Many Aussie Species Remain Unnamed

Many Aussie Species Remain Unnamed

There are still many Aussie animal species that remain unnamed....

Jun 21 2016, 5:28am CDT

Bramble Cay Rodent is First Mammal Species to Go Extinct due to Climate Change

Bramble Cay Rodent is First Mammal Species to Go Extinct due to Climate Change

The first mammalian species to undergo mass extinction due to global warming and pollution is a rodent termed the Bramble Cay m...

Jun 14 2016, 10:47am CDT

Popcorn-like Fossils Highlight Environmental Impact on Species

Popcorn-like Fossils Highlight Environmental Impact on Species

An analysis of microscopic aquatic creatures called planktonic foraminifera, whose fossil remains now resemble miniaturized pop...

Jun 12 2016, 6:08am CDT

From Ugly Anglerfish to Architect Isopod: Meet the Top 10 New Species of 2016

From Ugly Anglerfish to Architect Isopod: Meet the Top 10 New Species of 2016

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry reveals the elusive list of new species for 2016....

May 24 2016, 9:59am CDT

Top 10 New Species for 2016 are...

Top 10 New Species for 2016 are...

There are quite a few curious creatures on the list of novel species for the year 2016. They include among their ranks a damsel...

May 24 2016, 4:15am CDT

One Trillion Species Living on Earth: Study

One Trillion Species Living on Earth: Study

99.999 percent of the species living on earth are not discovered yet....

May 21 2016, 1:07am CDT

Novice Fossil Collector Ends Up Discovering New Species of Horned Dinosaur

Novice Fossil Collector Ends Up Discovering New Species of Horned Dinosaur

Fossil remains were unearthed in Montana more than a decade ago, but it turned out to be a new horned dinosaur species recently...

May 19 2016, 1:40am CDT