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Two New Butterfly Species Discovered in Eastern USA
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, discovery )

Cher
- 423 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Two new butterfly species have been discovered in eastern USA, one in east Texas and one in south Texas by scientists who were studying the common Carolina Satyr (Hermeuptychia sosybius).
New Species of Tapir Discovered in South-West Amazon
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, new species, discovery )

Cher
- 488 days ago - theguardian.com
Tapirus kabomani was hidden from science but known to local indigenous tribes in Brazil and Colombia
Fossil Found in Tibet Suggests Big Cats Originated in Asia
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, fossils, discovery )

Cher
- 518 days ago - natureworldnews.com
Paleontologists have found fossilized remains of a big cat skull in the remote regions of Tibet. The discovery supports the idea that big cats such as tigers and lions might have originated in Central Asia and not Africa, as was previously believed.
World's Oldest Big Cat Is Unearthed - Six Million Years After It Roamed the Himalayas
Offbeat  (tags: animals, skull, discovery, big cat )

Cher
- 523 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
New creature named Panthera blytheae is a relative of the snow leopard and throws new light on the evolution of lions, jaguars and tigers
New Species of the Amazon Rainforest - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, discovery )

Cher
- 544 days ago - theguardian.com
At least 441 new species of animals and plants have been discovered over the past four years in the vast, underexplored rainforest of the Amazon. The discoveries made from 2010 to 2013, include a flame-patterned lizard, a vegetarian piranha,
'Walking Shark' Discovered in Indonesia
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, discovery )

Cher
- 596 days ago - theguardian.com
Previously unknown fish, Hemiscyllium halmahera, uses its fins to move along the sea bed in search of crustaceans
Heartland Virus Is Carried By Ticks
Offbeat  (tags: ticks, disease, health, heartland virus, discovery, research, medicine )

Giana
- 635 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The Heartland virus, a mysterious virus first identified last year in two Missouri farmers, is indeed transmitted to people by ticks, new research suggests.
Strange Fish With Teeth Caught in Tennessee River
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, strange, fish, discovery )

Giana
- 636 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Chris Brasher of Huntsville, Alabama was out fishing at Ditto Landing on the Tennessee River and pulled in an odd looking fish. As reported by WAFF 48 News, Brasher said he hasn't seen another sea creature like it in his 20 years of fishing.
Pictures: Slave Shackle, More Found On Blackbeard's Ship .
Offbeat  (tags: history, shackle, slaves, pirate, wreck, Blackbeard, ship, discovery, interesting )

Giana
- 644 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
This 18th-century iron shackle was recently recovered from the wreck of the Queen Anne's Revenge, which belonged to the infamous Caribbean pirate Blackbeard.
Half Metre-Long Lizard Found in Woman's Home - Video
Offbeat  (tags: China, giant grey lizard, discovery, humans )

Giana
- 659 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Firefighters are called after a giant grey lizard is discovered at a house in China.
Video:We Tracked Down Our Biggest Troll...and Kind of Liked Him
Offbeat  (tags: internet, investigation, interesting, discovery, technology, safety, tech, world, off-beat, society, unusual, humans, ethics, culture )

JL
- 694 days ago - motherjones.com
Ever wonder what an internet troll is like in person? We met one in his lair.
Escaping the Train to Auschwitz
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Marty
- 729 days ago - bbc.co.uk
On 19 April 1943, a train carrying 1,631 Jews set off from a Nazi detention camp in Belgium for the gas chambers of Auschwitz. But resistance fighters stopped the train. One boy who jumped to freedom that night retains vivid memories, 70 years later
Iranian Scientist Claims to Have Invented 'Time Machine'
Offbeat  (tags: Iranian scientist, time machine, bizarre, discovery, invention )

Giana
- 738 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
An Iranian businessman claims to have mastered time with a machine that allows users to fast forward up to eight years into the future.
The Find of a Lifetime: Bizarre 'Panda Bat' Discovered in South Sudan
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, bats, discovery )

Cher
- 740 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Researchers have hailed a bat that looks uncannily like a panda bear as 'the find of a lifetime'. The bat, discovered in South Sudan, is so rare researchers believe it is an entirely new genus
 

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