Species


Monstrous Saber-tooth Species Discovered in Russia

Monstrous Saber-tooth Species Discovered in Russia

Two prehistoric predator species shed light on early evolution of mammals between mass extinctions...

Jun 9 2018, 3:39am CDT

Top 10 New Species for 2018 are...

Top 10 New Species for 2018 are...

The List of Top Ten Novel Species of this Year include Some Fascinating Life Forms...

May 24 2018, 9:57am CDT

New Ocean Zone Discovered in Bermuda with 100 New Marine Species

New Ocean Zone Discovered in Bermuda with 100 New Marine Species

Over a 100 New Marine Species Discovered in the Vicinity of the Bermuda Coast Confirm a New Zone in Ocean called Rariphotic Zon...

May 9 2018, 8:00am CDT

Many Plant Species Live Underground for Up to 20 Years, Study Finds

Many Plant Species Live Underground for Up to 20 Years, Study Finds

The extraordinary behavior called dormancy allows them to survive through difficult times...

Apr 22 2018, 5:25am CDT

Punk Turtle Added to Endangered Species List

Punk Turtle Added to Endangered Species List

The odd-looking turtle is the latest to join the ZSL's "EDGE of Existence" list of endangered species...

Apr 15 2018, 3:18am CDT

New Tardigrade Species Found in Japan

New Tardigrade Species Found in Japan

A Novel Variety of Tardigrade found in Japan...

Mar 1 2018, 6:30am CST

Giant Extinct Bat Species Discovered in New Zealand

Giant Extinct Bat Species Discovered in New Zealand

The newfound bat species was about three times the size of an average modern-day bat and the biggest burrowing bat yet known...

Jan 13 2018, 3:39pm CST

18 New Pelican Spider Species Discovered in Madagascar

18 New Pelican Spider Species Discovered in Madagascar

With long neck and beak-like structure, the spiders look remarkably similar to birds...

Jan 13 2018, 8:06am CST

Giant Pacific Octopus is Actually Two Separate Species

Giant Pacific Octopus is Actually Two Separate Species

Researchers identify a new species of giant octopus...

Dec 31 2017, 2:37am CST

New Underwater Spider Species Named After Bob Marley

New Underwater Spider Species Named After Bob Marley

The new spider species only appears at low tide...

Dec 29 2017, 12:49am CST

Hatchimals Surprise: Pre-order, Price, Sale, Species, Release Date and Everything You Need to Know

Hatchimals Surprise: Pre-order, Price, Sale, Species, Release Date and Everything You Need to Know

Here is everything you need to know about the new Hatchimals eggs for the Holidays 2017....

Oct 3 2017, 6:30am CDT

Giant Rat Species Discovered in Solomon Islands

Giant Rat Species Discovered in Solomon Islands

The rat is so big it can crack coconuts with teeth...

Sep 30 2017, 6:32am CDT

Dinosaur-Eating Crocodile Species Identified by Researchers

Dinosaur-Eating Crocodile Species Identified by Researchers

New giant crocodile species lived somewhere between 95 to 100 million years ago...

Sep 14 2017, 10:55pm CDT

A Treasure Trove of Weird Species Discovered in Australian Abyss

A Treasure Trove of Weird Deep Sea Creatures Discovered in Australian Abyss

Giant sea spiders, blobby sea pigs, zombie worms and other deep sea creatures are found in one of the most unexplored exosystem...

Jun 20 2017, 8:07am CDT

Flying Squirrel Species Discovered by Scientists

Flying Squirrel Species Discovered by Scientists

Newly discovered species is the third known flying squirrel of North America...

Jun 7 2017, 6:55am CDT

New Glass Frog Species Discovered With Heart on its Skin

New Glass Frog Species Discovered With Heart on its Skin

Researchers have discovered an Amazonian translucent frog with a visible heart when seen from the outside. It is in danger of e...

May 29 2017, 5:33am CDT

Winged Snake Species Discovered in Tennessee Sinkhole

Winged Snake Species Discovered in Tennessee Sinkhole

The new species of snake lived roughly 5 million years ago...

May 24 2017, 11:44pm CDT

Top 10 New Species for 2017

Top 10 New Species for 2017

The following are the top ten novel species that have been discovered in the current year....

May 22 2017, 7:27am CDT

Baby Louie Dinosaur Finally Finds Its Species

Baby Louie Dinosaur Finally Finds Its Species

A 90 million year old dinosaur embryo fossil has been finally classified. Termed Baby Louie, it had been an orphan but has now...

May 10 2017, 8:14am CDT

Meet Zuul, Destroyer of Shins Dinosaur Species Named After Ghostbusters Monster

Meet Zuul, Destroyer of Shins Dinosaur Species Named After Ghostbusters Monster

A novel ankylosaur named Zuul destroyer of shins has been found in almost a complete form from the fossil record....

May 10 2017, 7:48am CDT

New Species of Pistol Shrimp Named After Pink Floyd

New Species of Pistol Shrimp Named After Pink Floyd

A novel type of shrimp has been given a scientific name that seeks its original inspiration from none other than the rock band...

Apr 12 2017, 10:46am CDT

Fifty New Spider Species Discovered in North Australia

Fifty New Spider Species Discovered in North Australia

Fifty novel species of spiders have been found recently in the Land Down Under (that would be Australia). They include among th...

Apr 11 2017, 1:11pm CDT

Manatees are No Longer Endangered Species

Manatees are No Longer Endangered Species

Manatees are downgraded from Endangered to Threatened following a population boom...

Apr 1 2017, 4:08am CDT

Endangered Species of Rare Tiger Found in Thailand

Endangered Species of Rare Tiger Found in Thailand

An endangered species of wild tiger in the jungles of Thailand may see better days ahead. There is indeed hope for these rare s...

Mar 29 2017, 5:36am CDT

Bringing back Extinct Species Could Lead to Biodiversity Loss

Bringing back Extinct Species Could Lead to Biodiversity Loss

Scientists are discussing the fact that bringing back extinct species would be a catastrophic move....

Feb 28 2017, 7:23am CST

Half of the World's Species could be Extinct by the End of the Century

Half of the World's Species could be Extinct by the End of the Century

Human activites are the driving force behind this die-off...

Feb 28 2017, 6:20am CST

New Crocodile Species Discovered in German Quarry

New Crocodile Species Discovered in German Quarry

3D reconstruction of skull reveals detailed description of a small crocodile from Germany's Langenberg Quarry...

Feb 16 2017, 3:39pm CST

Invasive Species are on the Rise Worlwide, Study Finds

Invasive Species are on the Rise Worldwide, Study Finds

The number of alien species has increased dramatically in recent years as 37% of all recorded invasive species were introduced...

Feb 15 2017, 2:46pm CST

Arcella Gandalfi: New Amoeba Species Named After Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings

Arcella Gandalfi: New Amoeba Species Named After Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings

A novel type of amoeba has a title that has been taken straight from The Lord of the Rings. That is because it has a shell that...

Feb 9 2017, 10:20am CST

New Fish-Scale Gecko Species Escape Predators by Leaving Skin

New Fish-Scale Gecko Species Escape Predators by Leaving Skin

A novel species of gecko with giant scales has an extraordinary escape mechanism. It detaches its outer scales and ends up lite...

Feb 8 2017, 9:15am CST

Worm-Like Animal Species Discovered in Canada

Worm-Like Animal Species Discovered in Canada

The creature belongs to Lobopodia, a now-extinct group of animals resembling worms with legs...

Jan 31 2017, 8:34am CST

Weird Catfish Species Discovered in Myanmar

Weird Catfish Species Discovered in Myanmar

The catfish is distinguished from other species by its unique mouthpart and teeth...

Jan 25 2017, 2:32pm CST

Parasitic Wasp New Species Named After Ancient Egyptian God of Evil

Parasitic Wasp New Species Named After Ancient Egyptian God of Evil

Crypt-keeper-wasp, a new species of parasitic wasp named after ancient Egyptian god of evil set can control evil animals, like...

Jan 25 2017, 7:59am CST

New Crab Species Named After Harry Potter Characters

New Crab Species Named After Harry Potter Characters

While we don't know a lot about the animals that live and travel to coral reefs, and ex-Marine turned researcher, Harry Conley,...

Jan 24 2017, 9:43am CST

Giant prehistoric otter species discovered in China

Giant prehistoric otter species discovered in China

These ancient giant otters were the size of wolves...

Jan 24 2017, 6:06am CST

Scientists Discover 6 Million Years Old Wolf-Sized Otter Species in China

Scientists Discover Ancient Wolf-Sized Otter Species in China

Scientists have managed to discover the remains of 6 million years old otter that was about the size of a wolf....

Jan 24 2017, 3:18am CST

Neopalpa Donaldtrumpi: New Species of Moth Named after Trump Due to its Hairstyle

Neopalpa Donaldtrumpi: New Species of Moth Named after Trump Due to its Hairstyle

Newfound species has yellowish-white scales atop its head...

Jan 17 2017, 11:31pm CST

New Gibbon Species Named after Star Wars’ Luke Skywalker

New Gibbon Species is Named after Star Wars’ Luke Skywalker

The new species of gibbon lives in the forests of southwest China and is already endangered...

Jan 12 2017, 12:04am CST

Three New Flatworm Species Found in Brazil

Three New Flatworm Species Found in Brazil

It looks like three novel species of land-dwelling flatworms have been discovered in the Brazilian Araucaria forest....

Jan 11 2017, 7:27am CST

New Beetle Species Identified 147 Years After its Discovery

New Ground Beetle Species Identified 147 Years After its Discovery

The new species is finally described several decades after its collection from nature...

Jan 10 2017, 12:16pm CST