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Mysterious 'Cat-Fox' May Be a Newly Discovered Species, Researchers Say
Offbeat  (tags: cat fox, new species, discovered )

- 23 days ago -
On the French island of Corsica in the Mediterranean, a strange, rarely seen beast stalks the night. Locals call it ghjattuvolpe - the cat-fox - and for the last decade, scientists have been hot on its trail, trying to unravel the mystery.
New Evidence of Viking Life in America?
Offbeat  (tags: Discovered, Viking life, USA )

- 1199 days ago -
A new discovery has revealed that the Vikings may have travelled hundreds of miles further into North America than previously thought. It's well known that they reached
Lost WW1 German U-Boat Wreck Found Off Norfolk Coast
Offbeat  (tags: WW1, U-boat, Discovered, Norfolk coast, UK )

- 1270 days ago -
The wreck of a World War One German U-boat has been found off the coast of Norfolk. Scans by windfarm developers showed the submarine lying about 55 miles (90km) east of Caister-on-Sea.
Burial Vault Discovered 'Accidentally' at Gloucester Cathedral
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- 1350 days ago -
An "extremely well preserved" family burial vault has been discovered "accidentally" at Gloucester Cathedral.
Meet the Newly Discovered 76-Million-Year-Old Pig-Nosed Turtle
Offbeat  (tags: pig nosed turtle, utah, dinosaur, discovered )

- 1361 days ago -
The Arvinachelys goldeni, a now-extinct turtle with a pig's snout was discovered in Utah. It may be "one of the most bizarre turtles that ever lived."
Poland Radar Image 'Almost Certainly Nazi Train'
Offbeat  (tags: Nazi-Germany, Train, Discovered, Poland, WW2 )

- 1414 days ago -
Polish official says ground-penetrating radar images have left him "99% convinced" that a World War Two German military train is buried near the south-western city of Walbrzych.
'CATS Detected My Cancer': Grandmother Claims Moggies Followed Her Around and Repeatedly Poked Her in the Stomach
Offbeat  (tags: Cats, cancer, discovered, appendix cancer, offbeat )

- 1627 days ago -
A devoted cat owner claims her beloved moggies saved her life by alerting her to the fact she had cancer.
Rare Seahorse Found in River Thames
Offbeat  (tags: Seahorse, discovered, London )

- 2835 days ago -
The species at the heart of the contentious Studland Bay row has been discovered higher up the River Thames than ever before - raising the possibility of a Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) in the heart of London.
Scientists Discover 12 New Frog Species in India
Offbeat  (tags: India, frog, species, discovered )

- 2849 days ago -
It's a find the team hopes will bring attention to India's amphibians and their role in gauging the health of the environment. Worldwide, 32 per cent of the world's known amphibian species are threatened with extinction, largely because of habitat loss o
New Species of Dolphin Discovered
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, dolphin, species, discovered )

- 2850 days ago -
Australian researchers have discovered a new species of dolphin living right under their, uh, bottlenoses. A population of 100 dolphins in Port Phillip Bay and 50 in the Gippsland Lakes on Australia's southern coast have been proven to be ...
Rare Fossil of Sea Reptile Found on Alaska Beach
Offbeat  (tags: North America, fossil, reptile, discovered )

- 2906 days ago -
Anchorage: Alaska scientists have discovered the fossil of a rare, prehistoric marine reptile that is likely the most complete remnant of the creature ever found in North America.
New Species of Butterfly Found
Offbeat  (tags: Ireland, butterfly, discovered )

- 2913 days ago -
A new species of butterfly has taken scientists by surprise after it was discovered fluttering in Northern Ireland.
Lice Made Dinosaurs Bad-Tempered
Offbeat  (tags: Dinosaur, lice, discovered, ruled, Earth )

- 3017 days ago -
No wonder dinosaurs were so bad-tempered. For scientists have discovered that the prehistoric giants were plagued by lice.
New Species Abound in Peru, But So Do Threats
Offbeat  (tags: Peru, threats, mammal, discovered )

- 3119 days ago -
Lima: Each year, a new bird is found and every four years a new mammal discovered in the Peruvian Amazon, a haven for biodiversity where conservation and danger often go hand in hand.
'Left-Handed' Coiling Snails Survive More Snake Attacks
Offbeat  (tags: Snakes, snails, prey, discovered )

- 3134 days ago -
Snails with shells that coil anti-clockwise are less likely to fall prey to snakes than their clockwise-coiling cousins, scientists have discovered.

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