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115 new species found in Greater Mekong region

115 new species found in Greater Mekong region

The new discoveries include two mole species and a coloured frog, found in northern Vietnam as well as a black and brown striped loach fish with a long body and bold stripes found in a Cambodian river.
 

Dec 19, 2017, 14:51 PM IST
New species can develop in just two generations: Study

New species can develop in just two generations: Study

The researchers said that the newcomer belonging to one species mated with a member of another species resident on the island, giving rise to a new species that today consists of roughly 30 individuals.
 

Nov 25, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
Scientists welcome three newly discovered species of chameleons!

Scientists welcome three newly discovered species of chameleons!

There are 206 described species of chameleons on the planet and Hughes hopes to continue finding many more.

Jun 20, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
Over 300 plant species discovered in 2016: Botanical Survey of India

Over 300 plant species discovered in 2016: Botanical Survey of India

The Plant Discoveries 2016 - a compilation published by BSI on June 5 - reveals 206 species as new to science, and 113 species having new distributional record for India.

Jun 07, 2017, 10:51 AM IST
Researchers identify rare new species of beaked whale

Researchers identify rare new species of beaked whale

Japanese whalers call the enigmatic black whales "karasu," the Japanese word for raven. The new species is darker in colour and about two-thirds the size of the more common Baird's beaked whale, but so scarce that even whalers rarely see them.

Jul 27, 2016, 16:32 PM IST
Recently-discovered Australian spider can eat toads, swim

Recently-discovered Australian spider can eat toads, swim

This creature, named Dolomedes briangreenei, is around the size of a human palm and can locate its prey by detecting vibrations while skimming around on the surface.  

Mar 10, 2016, 22:05 PM IST
Scientists discover new luminous creatures in Red Sea

Scientists discover new luminous creatures in Red Sea

The new species were found to be living in colonies as garlands of 'fluorescent lanterns' and emitting a green glow.

Feb 08, 2016, 18:15 PM IST
Birdsong helps scientists discover new species in Arunachal Pradesh

Birdsong helps scientists discover new species in Arunachal Pradesh

Scientists named the new bird species as Zoothera salimalii.

Jan 21, 2016, 12:14 PM IST
Sneezing monkey, walking fish among 200 new species discovered in Himalayas

Sneezing monkey, walking fish among 200 new species discovered in Himalayas

A ‘sneezing’ monkey are among more than two hundred new species discovered in Eastern Himalayas.

Oct 06, 2015, 11:17 AM IST
New African lizard named after Sir David Attenborough

New African lizard named after Sir David Attenborough

Researchers have discovered a spectacularly coloured new species of flat lizard in Africa and named it after renowned British naturalist Sir David Attenborough.

Aug 03, 2015, 18:12 PM IST
Long-necked dinosaur discovered in China

Long-necked dinosaur discovered in China

University of Alberta paleontologists has discovered a new species of a long-necked dinosaur called Qijianglong from a skeleton found in China.

Jan 29, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

New monkey species found in Amazon rainforests

A new monkey species with unique calico colouring has been spotted in the Amazon rainforest.

Jan 02, 2015, 13:30 PM IST
30 new species of spider spotted in Xishuangbanna tropical rain forests in China

30 new species of spider spotted in Xishuangbanna tropical rain forests in China

Scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have spotted 30 new species of spider in Xishuangbanna tropical rain forests in China.

Dec 05, 2014, 12:35 PM IST

27 new species found in Tanzania mountain forests: Study

Twenty-seven new vertebrate species have been found in Tanzania's Eastern Arc Mountain forests, said a new study availed by Xinhua Monday.

Oct 27, 2014, 22:57 PM IST

Mumbai scientist gets new lizard species named after him

Varad B Giri, senior scientist at the Bombay Natural History Society has been honoured with a new species of gecko, named after him, which he discovered last year from the Western Ghats in Maharashtra.

Jun 18, 2014, 19:59 PM IST

367 new species discovered in Mekong river in two years: WWF

A giant flying squirrel, a skydiving gecko and an eyeless cave-dwelling spider are among the 367 new species that have been discovered in the Greater Mekong region in the past two years, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said Thursday.

Jun 05, 2014, 20:05 PM IST

New species added to invertebrates list after UAE discovery

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

May 12, 2014, 19:52 PM IST

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

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.

May 08, 2014, 21:42 PM IST

Five new species of armoured spiders discovered in Southeast China caves

Lurking in the darkness of caves in Southeast China, scientists have discovered five new species of armoured spiders.

Mar 15, 2014, 14:28 PM IST

Four new species of legless lizards discovered

Scientists have discovered four new species of legless lizards living in unlikely habitats in California.

Sep 19, 2013, 18:30 PM IST