The fossils are at least 5.8 million years old and could shed light on the evolutionary history of the freshwater mammals.
Canada's Atlantic coast holds a creature that wins its own species designation thanks to new DNA analysis methods.
Overlooked for nearly a century in a museum, the new monkey will finally get its due, a its own classification name.
The animal lives only in one mountainous region and requires a cold, humid environment.
Noblella madreselva lives in the humid cloud forest near Cusco, Peru, likely only in the valleys near where it was discovered, researchers say.
Nearly 5,000 feet below the ocean’s surface is a fish so creepy looking that researchers were taken aback by its “scary” appearance and unusual way of hunting. Continue reading →
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