Featured in new species
Elephants can add a cuddly new cousin to their family tree
A new species of tree hyrax has been discovered.
Humans have become the biggest selection force in evolution
We’re shaping the distant future of biodiversity, as well as the present.
New Guinea has ‘chocolate’ frogs, but they’re not for eating
The new amphibian is definitely not a Harry Potter snack.
These newly discovered sea sponges were hiding in plain sight in California’s kelp forests
The scientist who found them looked to history—and pop culture—to name the new sponges.
A microscopic snowman, a humanoid robot, and more
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A Devil Frog Puked Up This New Ant Species
One creature's snack is another's discovery
Celebrating The Third Anniversary Of The Cutest Discovery Ever
The olinguito was the first newly discovered mammal in three decades
Found: Two New Species Of Glowing Fish
Unique pigment patterns set the deep-sea dwellers apart from relatives
New ‘Dragon’ Ant Species Are Named After Game Of Thrones Characters
Don't expect them to breathe fire
Possible New Whale Species Discovered In Pacific Ocean
A story of a corpse, a Japanese legend, and misidentified displays