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Listen to This Male Snow Leopard's Love Song in the Eastern Sayan Mountains
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, animals, interesting, wildlife, unusual )

Marty
- 156 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Spotted by a camera trap in the Republic of Buryatia, this snow leopard has debunked the no roar theory about snow leopards, says a leading Russian authority on the wild animals....
How a Kingfisher's Call Concealed An Unknown Species of Frog
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, discovery )

Anna
- 162 days ago - audubon.org
In India, a group of herpetologists recently discovered a new amphibian that sounds a lot like a White-throated Kingfisher.
Scientists Discover First Mummified Example of a Feathered Dinosaur Tail
Offbeat  (tags: animals, discovery )

Anna
- 223 days ago - audubon.org
The rare, amber-encased fossil, which belonged to a young coelurosaur, tells a new story about feather evolution.
The First Fossilised Heart Ever Found in a Prehistoric Animal!
Offbeat  (tags: Rhacolepsis, Fossilised Heart, Discovery, Brazil )

Derek
- 456 days ago - heritagedaily.com
A new discovery, announced today in the journal eLife, shows the perfectly preserved 3D fossilised heart in a 113-119 million-year-old fish from Brazil called Rhacolepis.
Newly Discovered Bacteria Can Eat Plastic Bottles
Offbeat  (tags: bacteria, plastic, disposable water bottles, discovery, journal of sciense )

Lone
- 495 days ago - phys.org
A team of Japanese scientists has found a species of bacteria that eats the type of plastic found in most disposable water bottles. The discovery, published Thursday in the journal Science, could lead to new methods to manage the more than 50 million
Video of Mother Helping Panda Cub Climb His First Tree Goes Viral (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cute, wildlife )

Marty
- 521 days ago - theepochtimes.com
A young panda has achieved a milestone accomplishment. The SmithsonianâEUR(TM)s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute posted to Facebook on Monday that, âEURoeAfter several attempts this morning, âEURª#âEUR?BeiBeiâEUR¬ climbed up a tree!
Earth: These Are The Discoveries That Made Stephen Hawking Famous
Offbeat  (tags: space, discovery, scientists, genius, Stephen Hawking )

Ray
- 552 days ago - bbc.com
The legendary physicist has helped explain the behaviour of black holes and even examined the origin of the universe
Bronze Age Houses Uncovered in Cambridgeshire Are Britain's 'Pompeii'
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, ancient, archaeology )

Ray
- 555 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Archaeologists have uncovered Britain's "Pompeii" after discovering the "best-preserved Bronze Age dwellings ever found" in the country.
University of Lincoln Uncovers Hundreds of 11,000-Year-Old Tools
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, discovery, flint tools.University of Lincoln )

Ray
- 591 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Archaeologists have unearthed hundreds of flint tools thought to be up to 11,000 years old in Lincoln.
Europe's Fourth Ancestral 'Tribe' Uncovered
Offbeat  (tags: Geneticists, fourth ancestral, tribe, discovery, archaeology )

Ray
- 610 days ago - bbc.co.uk
DNA was retrieved from this 10,000-year-old skeleton in Western Georgia, Geneticists have detected a fourth ancestral "tribe" which contributed to the modern European gene pool.
Ice Age Engravings Found at Jersey Archaeological Site
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, ancient, archaeology, engravings, Jersey )

Ray
- 626 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A dig in Jersey has yielded a stash of hunter-gatherer artefacts from the end of the last Ice Age, including stone pieces criss-crossed by carved lines.
Bones Found in Welsh Pub Could Belong to Catholic Saint
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, archaeology, bones, Catholic saint, Wales, UK )

Ray
- 638 days ago - rt.com
Bones from a quartered body found 140 years ago in a Welsh pub could be those of a lost Catholic saint who was executed for his religious activities, bishops and scientists suspect.
Michigan Farmers Discover Woolly Mammoth Skeleton
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, ancient, animal, uncovered, farmers, Michigan, USA )

Ray
- 655 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Two farmers in rural Michigan have uncovered a woolly mammoth skeleton in a soybean field.
This Turtle Is Fluorescent, and Scientists Aren't Sure Why (Videos)
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, flourescent, turtle, unusual, interesting, hawksbill sea turtle )

Barb
- 656 days ago - aol.com
A hawksbill sea turtle was recently found that is stumping scientists. The turtle was glowing, but not through bioluminescence like a firefly or plankton that turns tides blue. It's biofluorescent, according to marine biologist David Gruber.
Martian Salt Streaks 'Painted By Liquid Water'
Offbeat  (tags: space, mars, scientists, discovery )

Ray
- 660 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists think they can now tie dark streaks seen on the surface of Mars to periodic flows of liquid water.
 

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