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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.

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.

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.

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.  

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.

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.

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.