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Apr 24, 2015 04:17 PM ET // Molly Fosco
Only the second pocket shark ever discovered was found during a study of sperm whale feeding habits. And, yes, it probably could fit in your pocket. →
Mar 19, 2015 02:50 PM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
Named for their spooky appearance, the origin of these familiar aquarium creatures traces back to Java.
Mar 2, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
Two gorgeous new species of peacock spiders nicknamed 'Skeletorus' and 'Sparklemuffin' have been discovered in Australia.
Feb 12, 2015 04:45 PM ET // Discovery News
A subspecies of the Bahama woodstar is distinct enough to get a new name, a research team argues.
Feb 2, 2015 02:50 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Once mistaken for another species of owl, the golden-eyed 'desert tawny owl' is now finally getting its due.
Jan 16, 2015 09:30 AM ET // AFP
The gray-brown creature resembling a snake was discovered in a remote but threatened area of Cambodian rainforest.
Dec 2, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Its distinctive mating call helps scientists distinguish the creature from already known frogs with which it was often confused.
Nov 24, 2014 02:10 PM ET // Discovery News
The elusive animal was first seen on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi 15 years ago.
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