Richard Farrell has produced and written articles for Discovery since 2010.

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Dec 19, 2014 12:15 PM ET
The footage captured by Oceanlab depicts a type of snailfish at 26,722 feet deep, the greatest depth at which a fish has ever been observed.
Dec 9, 2014 07:15 PM ET
The harlequin filefish smells like coral instead of dinner to things that would like to eat it.
Dec 9, 2014 12:10 PM ET
Visual stimuli can cause the light-fliers to falter when they're feeding.
Dec 4, 2014 04:30 PM ET
Disruption in pack social cohesion can free more wolves to mate, creating more mouths to feed in a tighter range,
Dec 2, 2014 12:20 PM ET
Its distinctive mating call helps scientists distinguish the creature from already known frogs with which it was often confused.
Nov 21, 2014 12:25 PM ET
Fossils suggest the creature originated on the Asian subcontinent while it was still an island.
Nov 14, 2014 06:00 AM ET
A species of butterfly uses its decorative flair for protection and also varies its color and intensity by season as predator types change.
Nov 10, 2014 03:50 PM ET
A new diet based on medicinal plants and supplements, without side effects, shows promise in tests.
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