Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 16:35
Mammal body size decreased significantly during at least two ancient global warming events millions of years ago, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 22:45
A nearly complete skeleton that belongs to the oldest ancestor of "the most evolutionarily successful and long-lived mammal lineage" on Earth has been unearthed in China
Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 10:11
A team of scientists from the Smithsonian Institute have announced the discovery of a rare of a new mammal species. Named ‘olinguito’, the 2-pound raccoon-sized furry critter is being touted as the cutest finds in recent history.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 14:34
Scientists from South Africa, Australia and France have discovered a world first association while scanning a 250 million year old fossilized burrow from the Karoo Basin of South Africa.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 18:11
A bearcat, a rare species of climbing mammal, was captured in Assam`s Nagaon district and shifted to a rehabilitation centre, officials said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 19:16
Dolphins call out the "name" of a loved one they want to be reunited with, a study has found.
Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2012, 16:29
A higher fequency of extreme conditions such as cyclones and droughts, spurred by climate change, could subject mammals to a greater risk of extinction, a zoological study says.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 15:40
In a surprise finding, scientists have discovered that a white whale can make voices uncannily close to human speech.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 18, 2012, 13:08
Dolphins sleep with only one half of their brains at a time - a trait that allows them to stay constantly alert for at least 15 days in a row.
Last Updated: Monday, October 08, 2012, 17:12
The common ancestor of modern mammals may have actually been more like a small monkey in size, a genetic analysis has suggested.
Last Updated: Monday, September 10, 2012, 12:08
The decreasing number of dolphins because of water pollution led the Centre to declare it as national aquatic animal in May 2010.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 08, 2012, 19:04
A University of Notre Dame researcher has shed light on the evolution and function of jaws.
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