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Softball-Sized Cave Dwelling Spider Discovered
Researchers have discovered a new species of cave dwelling spider. It is the Sierra Cacachilas wandering spider (April 14, 2017)

First Sleeper Goby Cavefish Discovered in Western Hemisphere
Researchers have discovered a new species of goby cavefish in Western Hemisphere. It is called the Oaxaca Cave Sleeper. (June 30, 2016)

Neanderthals Built Ancient Stone Rings in French Cave
Ancient stone rings has been discovered deep in the Bruniquel Cave in southwest France. Researchers say they were likely built by Neanderthals (May 25, 2016)

Study Finds Microwhip Cave Scorpions Prefer to Eat Cyanobacteria
A new study has examined certain terrestial cave invertebrates to determine their meal preferences. (August 10, 2015)

Five New Species of Armored Cave Dwelling Spiders Discovered in Southwest China
Scientists have discovered five new species of armored cave dwelling spiders in Southwest China. (March 14, 2014)

People Walking to See Apostle Islands Ice Caves on Frozen Lake Superior
People are hiking across the frozen Lake Superior this winter to view the impressive ice caves on Apostle Island National Lakeshore. (February 14, 2014)

Giant Harvestman With Leg Span of Nearly 13 Inches Found in Laos Cave
A scientist at the Senckenberg Research Institute in Frankfurt has discovered a harvestman with a leg span of more than 33 centimeters, just under 13 inches. (October 17, 2012)

Cave Millipede Study Reveals Isolated Populations and Ancient Divergence
The first genetic population study of cave millipedes was recently published in the International Journal of Myriapodology. (October 18, 2011)

Report: Five Ice Cave Groups Discovered in China's Yunqiu Mountains
China's CCTV News reports that five ice cave groups have been discovered in China in the Yunqiu Mountains of Xiangning County in Shanxi Province. (June 18, 2011)

Tiny Pseudoscorpion Discovered in Cave Beneath Yosemite National Park
Texas Tech researcher James Cokendolpher is investigating a newly discovered arachnid called Parobisium yosemit. (December 8, 2010)