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Aug 4, 2014 01:32 PM ET // Amanda Onion
A newly identified species of bat from Bolivia isn't exactly spooky. It features fluffy golden yellow fur and a cute pug nose. Continue reading →
Jul 1, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
DNA busts the Bigfoot myth, but researchers find that yeti could be just a bear previously unknown to science.
Jul 1, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Male and female specimens add to the base of knowledge about animals that live in little known ecosystems in hard-to-reach places.
Jun 30, 2014 08:30 AM ET // Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor
The newbie, now called Macroscelides micus, is the smallest member of the scientific order Macroscelidea and sports a narrow, trunk-like snout.
Jun 4, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Researchers working in the Mekong region of Southeast Asia discovered 367 new species between 2012-2013, and are finding them at a rate of one new species every two days.
May 22, 2014 12:05 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Among the latest species called out by an international committee of taxonomists are skeleton shrimp and snails you can see through.
May 12, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Discovery News
The Yomgo River yields the latest addition to the catfish family.
Apr 17, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Would you like to discover a new animal? Here are 10 ways animal experts currently search for and document new species.
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