Mixed genes mix up the migrations of hybrid birds
Mixed genes appear to drive hybrid birds to select more difficult routes than their parent species, according to new research from University of British Columbia zoologists.
Zoologist returns to Oroville for talk on Bigfoot
OROVILLE >> A zoologist who has studied Bigfoot claims for decades will return to Oroville this week as the featured guest of the Summer Speaker series at the Lake Oroville Visitor Center.
The 'Other' Encounter Between a British Saint and a Lake Monster
Every self-respecting cryptozoologist knows - or should know - about the famous encounter claimed for St Columba and the Loch Ness monster during the 6th Century AD .
Organismal biologists needed to interpret new trees of life
Rapidly accumulating data on the molecular sequences of animal genes are overturning some standard zoological narratives about how major animal groups evolved.
Giant Black Unicorns, a Chinese Quasi-Rhino Figurine, and the Enigma of Elasmotherium
A very considerable number of unicorn varieties have been differentiated in legends and folklore from around the world - everything from shape-shifting were-unicorns, carnivorous rabbit unicorns, polar bear unicorns with glowing horns, web-footed unicorns, swivel-horned unicorns, and man-eating unicorns with musical horns, to unicorn birds, unicorn ... (more)
The Emela-Ntouka - New Evidence for the Congo's 'Killer of Elephants'
It may be the most famous one, but the long-necked moekel-mbembe, often likened to a sauropod dinosaur, is not the only mystery beast allegedly inhabiting the vast Likouala swamplands of the People's Republic of the Congo.
Charles Darwin! My Name Is Alex Agassiz. You Humiliated My Father.
On April 16, 1896, a chartered steamer, the Croydon , embarked from Brisbane in Queensland on an American scientific investigation of the Great Barrier Reef - the beginning of an epic series of Pacific-Indian Ocean expeditions led by a 61-year-old American zoologist and mining millionaire, Alexander Agassiz.
Baby orangutan is new hope for survival of his species
Doctors and zoologists have been trying for more than 20 years, and finally this spring one team was the first to achieve success.
Bones and things in bottles
London has many strange little museums [see this post ]. I recently visited one of them.
Mystery Solved For Strange Animal Found Scurrying Around The Bronx
As CBS 2's Don Champion reported, the mystery about the creature has been solved at last, and the animal could soon help the city's rodent problem.