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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Tue Jul 01, 2014
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.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
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.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Bones and things in bottles
London has many strange little museums [see this post ]. I recently visited one of them.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
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.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
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)
Wed Jun 18, 2014
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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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.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
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.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
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.