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New Snake Species Discovered in Another Snake's Belly
Offbeat  (tags: snake species, discovery, wildlife, protection, environment )

Cher
- 122 days ago - nationalgeographic.com
Scientists have discovered a species of snake unlike any seen before, but this special serpent wasn't found sliding through its forested habitat in tropical Mexico. The newfound animal made its scientific debut in a more unconventional place: inside
Rare Siberian Saker Falcon Illegally Caught and Sold for $42,000 to An UAE Buyer
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, protection )

Marty
- 134 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Saker Falcons of the Altai subspecies are known for their beauty and greatly appreciated by falconers; their population in Russia was nearly wiped out by poachers...
New Crocodile Species Found Hiding in Plain Sight
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, protection, discovery, new species )

Cher
- 179 days ago - nationalgeographic.com
The new species, the Central African slender-snouted crocodile (Mecistops leptorhynchus), is the first to be fully described in more than 80 years.
Girl, 8, Pulls a 1,500-Year-Old Sword From a Lake in Sweden
Offbeat  (tags: viking sword, discovery, sweden )

Johan
- 198 days ago - bbc.com
Eight-year-old Saga Vanecek found a pre-Viking-era sword while swimming in the lake Vidostern in Sweden during the summer.
Worlds Oldest Known Spider Dies In Australia At The Age Of 43
Offbeat  (tags: ancient, discovery, history, interesting, news, research, science, scientists, spiders, study, unusual, wildlife, world )

Caree
- 357 days ago - cnet.com
The female trapdoor spider known as Number 16 passed away in Australia, leaving scientists who'd been studying her feeling "miserable" about her death. "To our knowledge this is the oldest spider ever recorded, and her significant life has allowed us -
Camels Disqualified From Saudi Beauty Pageant Over Botox Injections
Offbeat  (tags: animals, culture, bizarre, odd )

Marty
- 449 days ago - theepochtimes.com
The dromedaries paraded down a dusty racetrack as judges rated the size of their lips, cheeks, heads and knees. Crowds of men watched from the bleachers, hooting when the camel representing their own tribe loped down the track...
âEUR~WeâEUR(TM)re BackâEUR(TM) - Woolly Mammoths Reappear in Siberia
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, unusual )

Marty
- 479 days ago - siberiantimes.com
These remarkable creatures are made almost entirely of snow, the larger one standing three metres tall, the baby one and a half metres...
Australia Human History 'Rewritten By Rock Find'
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, discovery, Aboriginal people, Australia )


- 639 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Archaeologists have found the first evidence to suggest that Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 65,000 years.
Listen to This Male Snow Leopard's Love Song in the Eastern Sayan Mountains
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, animals, interesting, wildlife, unusual )

Marty
- 797 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
- 802 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
- 863 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
- 1096 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
- 1135 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
- 1162 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 )


- 1192 days ago - bbc.com
The legendary physicist has helped explain the behaviour of black holes and even examined the origin of the universe
 

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