DNA busts the Bigfoot myth, but researchers find that yeti could be just a bear previously unknown to science.
Male and female specimens add to the base of knowledge about animals that live in little known ecosystems in hard-to-reach places.
The newbie, now called Macroscelides micus, is the smallest member of the scientific order Macroscelidea and sports a narrow, trunk-like snout.
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.
Among the latest species called out by an international committee of taxonomists are skeleton shrimp and snails you can see through.
The Yomgo River yields the latest addition to the catfish family.
Would you like to discover a new animal? Here are 10 ways animal experts currently search for and document new species.
From blue-balled monkeys to a meat-eating sponge, these new creatures show that Mother Nature hasn't forgotten how to amaze us.
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