See some of the most unusual and noteworthy discoveries.
A kinky fish and a cartwheeling spider are just two of the recently named top 10 new species for 2015.
It's not every day that a class field trip -- in Los Angeles -- turns up a brand new species.
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. →
Named for their spooky appearance, the origin of these familiar aquarium creatures traces back to Java.
Two gorgeous new species of peacock spiders nicknamed 'Skeletorus' and 'Sparklemuffin' have been discovered in Australia.
A subspecies of the Bahama woodstar is distinct enough to get a new name, a research team argues.
Once mistaken for another species of owl, the golden-eyed 'desert tawny owl' is now finally getting its due.
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