Dec 28, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

Paleontologists have discovered fossils of a previously unknown species of cursorial hyena that lived in what is now Tibetan Plateau during the middle...

Dec 26, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

A 19 to 16-million-year-old fossil of a kiwi-like bird unearthed at St Bathans, New Zealand, suggests that the kiwi is not a dwarf version of a distant...

Dec 2, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

Brazilian biologists from the Federal University of Paraíba have discovered a new species of porcupine in the genus Coendou. The Baturite porcupine, Coendou...

Nov 28, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

According to a new DNA analysis conducted by Brazilian researchers, a rare species of wild cat called the oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus) – one of the...

Nov 25, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) archaeologists announced today the discovery of remains of a Neolithic settlement, mainly occupied between 8,000 and...

Nov 15, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

A tiny freshwater crab Amarinus lacustris with three eyes collected from a New Zealand river represents a unique malformation that has never been described...

Nov 4, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

Belgian biologist has described two new colorful species of frogs of the genus Pristimantis from northern South America. Pristimantis jamescameroni. Image...

Oct 28, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

Paleontologist from Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County has described an odd new hippopotamus-like animal that lived in what is now California...

Oct 27, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

Marine biologists reporting in the journal Molecular Biology and Evolution say that they have identified the world’s first venomous crustacean –...