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Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Endangered cave-dwelling fish species discovered in Brazil


Brazilian researchers have found a new species of endangered cave-dwelling fish that is threatened by a destruction of its habitat  More...

by BioNews | Published 3 years ago
living fossil shark
By BioNews On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Rare Living fossil shark captured in Australia

The frilled shark (Chlamydoselachusanguineus) gains its name from its six pairs of frill like gills. It is one of two remaining species of this ancient family which dates back 80 million years.  More...

legless, snake like new species
By BioNews On Saturday, January 17th, 2015

New legless, snake-like amphibian discovered in Cambodia

Scientists have discovered a new species of legless amphibian in Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains  More...

Collection locality, habitat and live Limnonectes larvaepartus.
(A) Collection locality of Limnonectes larvaepartus at Bontula, Nantu Wildlife Sanctuary, Gorontalo Province, Indonesia, (B) habitat of L. larvaepartus at Bontula, and (C) an adult female L. larvaepartus (MZB Amp 23978) in life. Image Credit: PlosOne
By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015

Frog that gives birth to tadpoles found

The female of a new species of frog gives birth to live tadpoles instead of laying eggs, a researcher from University of  More...

The WA Museum is pleased to announce the discovery of a new species of goanna lizard from the Kimberley region.
Image Credit: Western Australia Museum
By BioNews On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

World’s smallest goanna lizard discovered in Australia

The name of the new species is the ‘Dampier Peninsula Goanna’, so-called as this species is only known from the peninsula  More...

Pylorobranchus hearstorum was discovered in the Verde Island Passage. Image Credit: Dave Catania at the California Academy of Sciences
By BioNews On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Researchers discovered 221 new species in 2014

In 2014, researchers at the California Academy of Sciences added a whopping 221 new plant and animal species to our family  More...

Image Credit: Plos One
By BioNews On Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Short-necked marine reptile discovered in China

A new species of short-necked marine reptile called Hupehsuchia from the Triassic period has been discovered in China.  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Newly discovered deviant ant species!

People often say that what you are looking for is usually right in front of your face  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

New lizard species named after Mumbai scientist

A Mumbai scientist has earned a rare distinction of getting a new species of gecko – discovered last year from the Western Ghats in Maharashtra  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

New snake species found in China

Chinese scientists have discovered a new species of brownish pit viper in the largest scientific study since the 1970s on wildlife at Mount Everest  More...