Animals

Giant Kangaroo-sized Flying Turkeys Once Roamed Australia (June 14, 2017): Scientists have discovered that a giant flying turkey species once lived in Australia. It weighs about four times as much as a modern brush turkey.

Amputated Flatworm Regenerated Into Double-Headed Worm While Traveling in Space (June 13, 2017): Scientists discovered that an amputated flatworm regenerated into a double-headed flatworm during a trip on the Space Station.

Ancient Snake Species Had Wing-like Projections on its Vertebrae (June 12, 2017): Researchers have discovered the fossil of an ancient snake species that had wing-like projections from its vertebrae.

Great Cormorants Can Hear Underwater (June 12, 2017): Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have discovered that great cormorants can hear underwater.

Inflated Hedgehog Treated for Severe Case of Balloon Syndrome (June 11, 2017): A hedgehog treated by vets for balloon syndrome was twice its normal size.

Leaky Skin Protects Cane Toads When Sloughing (June 10, 2017): Researchers have discovered that cane toads have slightly permeable skin that helps them when moulting.

Baby Opposite Bird Preserved in 100 Million Year Old Amber (June 9, 2017): This baby bird was preserved in amber that is around 100 million years old.

Cuban Boas Observed Hunting in Groups (June 1, 2017): Snakes are known as solitary hunters but Cuban boas have been observed hunting bats in groups.

'Faceless Fish' Found During Deep Sea Expedition off Australia (May 31, 2017): Scientists caught a faceless fish during a scientific expedition off Australia. The deep sea fish is thought to be the same species as a fish caught in the 1870s.

New Glass Frog Species Has Transparent Skin on Its Tummy (May 28, 2017): A new species of glassfrog has transparent skin covering its chest and tummy, revealing its organs underneath.

Tree Climbing Goats Help Argan Trees Disperse Seeds (May 27, 2017): Scientists have discovered that tree climbing goats help trees disperse seeds. The goats eat the fruit but spit out the seeds.

New Elfin Mountain Toad Discovered in Southern Vietnam (May 22, 2017): Scientists have discovered a new species of Elfin mountain toad in the elfin forests in southern Vietnam.

Cyclops Baby Goat Born in Village in India (May 20, 2017): This baby goat suffers from cyclopia. It has one large eye in the middle of its forehead.

Two New Species of African Mole-Rat Discovered (May 8, 2017): Scientists have discovered two new species of African mole-rat. They are found in Tanzania.

Tiny New Species of Tree Climbing Crab Discovered in Hong Kong (May 5, 2017): A new species of tree climbing crab has been discovered in Hong Kong. It is named Haberma tingkok

Ancient Sea Scorpion Slashed Prey With Serrated Tail Spine (April 25, 2017): The ancient sea scorpion grew up to three meters in length and attacked using its serrated tail spine.

Badger Observed Burying an Entire Cow by Itself (April 1, 2017): Biologists from the University of Utah have observed an American badger burying an entire cow by itself.

Turkeys Walk in a Circle Around a Dead Cat (March 3, 2017): A group of about twenty turkeys were spotted walking in a circle around a dead cat.

Amoeba's Carapace Resembles Gandalf's Wizard Hat (February 20, 2017): A new species of microorganism has been named after the wizard Gandalf from The Lord of the Rings. The amoeba's carapace resembles the wizard's hat.

Penguins at Steinhart Aquarium Given Red Hearts for Valentine's Day (February 15, 2017): Penguins at the Steinhart Aquarium were given red Valentine's Hearts. The penguins carried the hearts off to their nests.

Candy-Striped Hermit Crab Discovered in Caribbean (January 27, 2017): The Candy-Striped Hermit Crab is a new hermit crab species that was discovered in the Caribbean by scientists.

Researchers Capture Footage of the Ruby Seadragon in the Wild for the First Time (January 14, 2017): Researchers have captured footage of the rare Ruby Seadragon in the wild for the very first time.

New York City Quarantines Cats to Stop Rare Bird Flu Outbreak (January 13, 2017): New York City has quarantined hundreds of cats to stop a rare bird flu outbreak before it spreads to many other cats.

Three New Land Flatworms Discovered in Brazil (January 9, 2017): Scientists have discovered three new species of flatworms in the Brazilian Araucaria forest

Scientists Say Chickens Are Intelligent, Caring and Complex (January 5, 2017): Scientists say chickens are very smart birds. They say they are intelligent, caring and complex creatures.

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