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Flying Squirrel, Rainbow Lizard Among 367 New Species Found in Mekong
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, discovery, new species, 367, 2012-2013 )

Giana
- 194 days ago - news.discovery.com
The Greater Mekong region of Southeast Asia, through which the Mekong River flows, has yielded an extraordinary 367 new species in 2012 and 2013 alone, according to a new report published by World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
St. Patrick's Day: "Green" Animals That Recycle
Animals  (tags: animals, recycle, environment, discovery, performance, interesting )

Dee
- 277 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
St. Patrick's Day is almost here, a holiday famous for parades, parties, and everything turning so green that it's like looking at the world through night-vision goggles. So here are five of nature's greenest animals..
Four New Sea Creature Species Found
Animals  (tags: wildlife, good news, discovery, 4 new species, sea creatures, Scotland )

Giana
- 353 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Scientists have hailed the "incredible" discovery of four new species of sea creature in deep ocean waters off the coast of Scotland.
Maximum Sentence For Throwing Dog in Dumpster 'Please Read & Sign'
Animals  (tags: dogs, cruelty, sadness, suffering, dumpster, law, crime, discovery, animalwelfare )

Borg
- 354 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
beaten Kansas City dog left in a pet carrier and thrown in a dumpster like trash.. Woman bags live puppy, throws in Dumpster.. Long Island shelter worker Michael Papin, has been arraigned on animal cruelty and abuse charges after a puppy was found dirty
New Species of Wild Cat Identified in Brazil
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, discovery, Wild Cat, GoodNews )

Dee
- 385 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A new species of wild cat has been identified in South America by using molecular markers, researchers claim. By comparing DNA sequences, the team revealed that two populations of tigrina in Brazil do not interbreed and are evolutionarily distinct.
Extinct 'Godzilla' Platypus Found in Australia
Animals  (tags: platypus, Australia, extinct species, scientist, discovery, monster, interesting, wildlife )

Giana
- 407 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
A giant extinct species of the platypus with powerful teeth has been discovered in Australia, with a scientist on Tuesday describing the duck-billed water animal as a "Godzilla" like monster.
Research Suggests Big Cats May Roam the Wild
Animals  (tags: wildlife, habitat, discovery, big cats, Great Britain, scientific evidence, interesting )

Giana
- 409 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Scientific research provides tantalising evidence as to the existence of big cats stalking the British countryside.
Baby Olinguito Found in Colombia
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, discovery, baby Olinguito, Colombia, cute )

Giana
- 413 days ago - shine.yahoo.com
If you thought the olinguito, the mammal species discovered in August and described as a "cross between a teddy bear and house cat," couldn't get any cuter, you haven't seen the critter as a baby.
Prehistoric Crocs 'Ran Like Dogs'
Animals  (tags: crocodiles, prehistoric, discovery, ran, like dogs, research, interesting )

Giana
- 462 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Prehistoric crocodiles survived a dinosaur-dominated world by running around like dogs, new research has found.
Sub Expedition Finds Invasive Lionfish in Deep Water - Video
Animals  (tags: invasive fish, lionfish, deep water, Fort Lauderdale, scientists, discovery, dangerous )

Giana
- 533 days ago - sun-sentinel.com
Aboard the submersible Antipodes, cruising 250 feet beneath the surface off Fort Lauderdale, scientists peered through violet water and saw exactly what they hoped not to see.
Watery Gecko Grip Could Lead to Stickier Tape
Animals  (tags: geckos, science, research, discovery, adhesive tape )

Giana
- 623 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Scientists have long known that geckos can scurry up walls, Spider-Man style. But less well understood is how these reptiles cling to wet surfaces, which are common in their rainy tropical habitats.
Photos: Bizarre Eels and Fish Found Off New Zealand
Animals  (tags: fish, eels, discovery, New Zealand, habitat, conservation )

Giana
- 676 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
In a recent voyage to one of the deepest parts of the Pacific Ocean, scientists have turned up something fishy: Numerous rare species of fish, as well as some new to science--including the oddly named eelpout.
New Species Photos: Giant Millipede, Horned Frog Among Borneo Finds
Animals  (tags: asia, discovery, study, science, environment, habitat, animals, wildlife )

Kevin
- 800 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Borneo horned frog was among thousands of species recorded during a recent biodiversity survey of Mount Kinabalu in northern Borneo
New Frog Species Leaves Scientists' Fingers Yellow
Animals  (tags: animals, GoodNews, goodnews, frogs, discovery, science, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, AnimalWelfare )

Cal
- 939 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A beautiful, yellow frog species has been discovered in western Panama, according to a new paper in ZooKeys.
Expedition to Unexplored Areas of Amazon Uncovers New Species
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, new species, discovery, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1210 days ago - wwf.panda.org
The discovery of a new primate species and suspected new fish and plant species and the presence of other animals in endangered categories highlight an urgent need for management plans for some of the last unexplored areas in the Amazon
 

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