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New Rat Species Has a Hog Nose ... and (Very) Hairy Genitals
Science & Tech  (tags: new species, discovery, biology, hog nosed rat, rodents )

- 52 days ago -
True to its unglamorous name, the hog-nosed rat has a large, flat nose with forward-facing nostrils that resembles a pigâEUR(TM)s snout. Add a tiny mouth opening, long hind legs and ears, big white incisors (most rodents have yellow teeth), and
Greedo Fish Is A New Species Of Catfish; And Yes, It Has Been Named After A Star Wars Character
Science & Tech  (tags: new species, fish )

- 255 days ago -
Meet Peckoltia greedoi, a newly-named species of suckermouth armored catfish. And if its name calls to mind a character from a galaxy far, far away well, that is the point. The fish was named for Greedo, the bounty hunter killed by Han Solo in Star Wars.
New Owl Species Found in Indonesia
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, owls, indonesia, new species, science, world, interesting, discovery, research, habitat )

- 1017 days ago -
Researchers looking for a nocturnal bird in Indonesia accidentally identified a new species of owl -- one that has a distinct whistling song and is believed to exist nowhere else in the world.
Mysterious New Stick Insect Discovered That Sprays Like a Skunk
Science & Tech  (tags: insects, new species, discovery, stick insectinteresting )

- 1177 days ago -
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 of "enigma."
Antarctic Seafloor Geyser Found Hosting Strange Community
Science & Tech  (tags: science, discovery, hydro-thermal vents, new species, seafloor geysers, vent crabs )

- 1382 days ago -
Spe­cies pre­vi­ously un­known to sci­ence have been dis­cov­ered on the seafloor near Ant­arc­ti­ca, clus­ter­ing in the dark­ness around seafloor gey­sers called hy­dro­ther­mal ven­ts, sci­en­tists say. The find­ings, made by teams led by the Un­iv
New Species of Sponge Discovered in Norfolk
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, research, study, wildlife, aquatic species, sponges, new species, Wildlife Trust )

- 1511 days ago -
A new species of sponge never before seen in the UK has been discovered off the coast of East Runton by scientists taking part in the first ever survey of seaweed to span the length of the East Coast of England.
Cat-Like Crocodile Roamed Earth With the Dinosaurs
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, archaeology, crocodiles, new species, fossils )

- 1699 days ago -
The discovery of the bizarre, lanky creature had mammal-like teeth and skinny legs shows that bony plated reptiles were once far more diverse than they are today. It enjoyed land-based lifestyle on the African floodplains far removed from its aquatic
Possible New Species Found at Ocean's Crossroads
Science & Tech  (tags: Okeanos Explorer, ROV, new species, Oceans, thriving exotic animal ecosystem )

- 1791 days ago -
The Okeanos Explorer, known as "America's ship for ocean exploration," is on an expedition around the globe to document mostly unknown areas of the ocean. Travelling on the ship is a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) which can descend 4,000 metres.
Pucker Up: New Mistletoe Found
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, interesting, news, new species, mistletoe )

- 1799 days ago -
A new species of mistletoe is among plant discoveries in 2010. Nobody is likely to be found kissing under a sprig of it, though, because so far it's been found only on a single mountain in Mozambique.
More Than 100 New Species Described By California Academy of Sciences in 2010
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiversity, New Species, California Academy, animals )

- 1808 days ago -
Global biodiversity surveys over the past few years have provided increasing evidence that our planet is in the midst of its sixth mass extinction. Plants, animals, and microorganisms are disappearing thousands of times more rapidly than they have for....
New Large Squid Species Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: science, discovery, New Species )

- 1839 days ago -
A newfound species of large squid has been discovered from an expedition to mountains submerged in the Indian Ocean.
BIODIVERSITY: An Ocean of Crustaceans
Science & Tech  (tags: census of marine life, baseline of life in oceans, biodiversity, new species, new ecosystems, baseline for gulf oil study, species loss, habitat loss, dead zones, tierramerica network )

- 1932 days ago -
"Until now most of this information was scattered or unavailable except at a very local level. This brings all known information together for the first time to create a baseline of life in the oceans," Miloslavich told Tierramérica.
Stunning Monkey Discovered in the Colombian Amazon
Science & Tech  (tags: ecosystems, monkeys, New Species, rainforest )

- 1934 days ago -
A new monkey species proves that the world's greatest tropical rainforest still has many surprises to reveal. Unfortunately, researchers say it is likely the new species is already Critically Endangered.
Newly Found Dinosaur Sheds Light on Dino Origins
Science & Tech  (tags: dinosaur, discovery, New Species, study )

- 2179 days ago -
Long, long ago, some of the first dinosaurs walked the Earth. But scientists have not known with any confidence where those initial dino prints were made. Much more recently, hikers stumbled
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, new species, science, interesting, ocean thermal energy conversion )

- 2196 days ago -
A newfound creature nicknamed "Dumbo" (pictured) may look like it's all ears--but the protrusions are actually fins that help propel the animal through the darkness 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) under the sea.

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