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Friday | Cryptomundo

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.

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Related Topix: Congo, Africa, Science

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Slate Magazine

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.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Creation, Travel, Pacific Travel, Queensland, Australia Travel, Australia Travel, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Travel, Science, Oceania

Sun Jun 29, 2014

CBS News

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.

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Related Topix: Science

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Eclectica

Bones and things in bottles

London has many strange little museums [see this post ]. I recently visited one of them.

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Related Topix: Science

Wed Jun 25, 2014

CBS Local

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.

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Related Topix: The Bronx, NY, New York, NY, Science, Weird

Fri Jun 20, 2014

The Telegraph

Through a hunter's eyes

What is to be said of a hunter who by his own admission had a 'shooting madness' since childhood, killed several hundred heads of game - varying from three to eight feet at shoulder height - during his trek of southern Africa in 1836 to 1837, and whose books and paintings served to bring more hunters and explorers to the pristine wilderness? But ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography, Science, Opinion

Wed Jun 18, 2014

EurekAlert!

Fish-eating spiders discovered in all parts of the world

Spiders are traditionally viewed as predators of insects. Zoologists from Switzerland and Australia have now published a study that shows: spiders all over the world also prey on fish.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Amherst Daily News

Conservation scientists make interesting finds in 2013

The team of scientists at Atlantic Canada's Conservation Data Centre have had another busy and productive year, making a number of rare and interesting finds in the Maritimes and gathering data that is essential in helping to protect the natural environment.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Plant Biology, Biology, Ecology

Sun Jun 15, 2014

Cryptomundo

Glowing Mudskippers and Flashlight Frogs - Two Bioluminescent Mystery Beasts?

Bioluminescence is the emission of light by certain life forms. These include many known species of bacteria, fungi, protozoans, invertebrates, and fishes, but there are also several controversial examples, including the following couple - both of which may constitute remarkable new species still undescribed by science.

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Related Topix: Exotic Pets, Pets, Science

Sat Jun 14, 2014

Cryptomundo

The Partridge Creek Monster - A Living Dinosaur in the Yukon?

The Arctic wastelands of the Yukon Territory, on the borders of Canada and Alaska, are surely the last place anyone might expect to meet a dinosaur - which is why the following case merits a prominent place among the dubitanda of cryptozoology.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Science

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