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IUCN Proposes ‘Green List’ of Non-Endangered, Thriving Species

The International Union for Conservation of Nature looks as though they'll be adding a positive spin to their work: Adding a Green List of species to the existing Red List of endangered species. The…

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Mysterious New Stick Insect Discovered that Sprays Like a Skunk

By Bryan Nelson, Animal Planet A new species of stick insect has been discovered that is so mysterious and unusual that scientists have given it its own genus, Conlephasma, and the species name o…

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10 of the World’s Tiniest Mammals (Slideshow)

The blue whale is the world's largest living mammal: you've likely heard that fact so many times that you could recite it in your sleep. But have you ever stopped to wonder about the other end of the …

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Top 10 New Species

The International Institute for Species Exploration (IISE) at Arizona State University and a group of taxonomists from around the world have decided upon their chioces for the top 10 new species des…

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