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`Lost` snake species resurfaces in Mexico

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 09:29

The Clarion nightsnake, a reptilian species believed lost, has resurfaced in Mexico, a US museum said Monday.

New snake species from the Himalayas discovered

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 10:25

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

Ichthyologists find new catfish species in Arunachal Pradesh

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 17:21

In a fresh find, a team of of ichthyologists have discovered a new species of catfish in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

New species added to invertebrates list after UAE discovery

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 19:52

A new species has been added to the global list of invertebrates after an unexpected discovery in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Indian scientists discover 14 new species of `dancing frogs` in Western Ghats

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 21:42

In an exciting find, scientists have discovered as many as 14 new species of dancing frogs from the forests of Western Ghats in southern India.

Now, bug sensors to help save crops

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 18:52

Scientists have developed an inexpensive wireless sensor to classify different insect species with up to 99 per cent accuracy, that could help protect crops from insect damage and limit the spread of insect-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue fever.

Snow leopard poaching main culprit for decline: WWF

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 19:28

Urging the people to save the snow leopards from going extinct and with just 400-700 of them now remain in India, a leading conservation organisation says that this strikingly beautiful endangered species are in “real danger”.

Ancestor of giant flying reptiles found in China

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 18:39

Scientists have discovered fossil of the earliest and most primitive reptile, the largest known flying creature to have ever existed that lived some 163 million years ago.

New species of orchid discovered in Panama

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 16:30

US biologists have described a stunning new orchid species from a mountainous area in central Panama.

15 Indian bird species among globally endangered

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 13:48

Fifteen Indian bird species are part of a list of avians which are evolutionarily distinct and globally endangered.

New snake species from the Himalayas discovered

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 17:33

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

Two more vulture species under threat from veterinary painkiller diclofenac

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 03:58

A new study suggests that the veterinary painkiller diclofenac could be the reason behind the drastic decline in the number of vulture species such as Red-headed and Egyptian Vulture.