All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘new species’

Crayfish: Australia’s Newest Species Is Tiny, But Is It a Cannibal?

Robert McCormack of the The Australian Crayfish Project has discovered a new species of crayfish in Eastern Australia. The discovery of the species Gramastacus lacus was published in ZooKeys, an online journal under the US National Library of Medicine. The species lives north of the expanding metropolitan area of Sydney, which places it at extreme risk. Since the crayfish is …

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Pillage Ant Subdues Slaves Via “Chemical Camouflage”

Need a break from hearing about man’s inhumanity against man? Fair enough. In lieu, let’s take a moment to observe just how brutal other sentient creatures are capable of being to one another. For example, take the new ant species recently discovered in the northeastern forest floors of the Unites States. Despite its length of one tenth of an inch …

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Hammerhead Shark Species Found Off South Carolina Coast

With the growing list of animal species doomed to extinction, and many already extinct, it’s thrilling finding a brand new species, especially an ocean genus. Amazingly a team of biologists found this new hammerhead shark species just off the coast of South Carolina hence the name given, the Carolina Hammerhead. The University of South Carolina research team, led by Joe …

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Carolina Hammerhead: New Species of Shark Discovered

A rare new species of hammerhead shark has been discovered off the coast of South Carolina, aptly named the Carolina Hammerhead. A team of researchers from the University of South Carolina discovered the new shark, which was quite a find, considering that the Carolina variant is outwardly indistinguishable from the common scalloped hammerhead sharks. Joe Quattro, ichthyologist and biology professor …

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Aussie Lost World Yields New Species

Every now and then scientists discover a new plant or animal species that they never knew existed. A recent discovery of a “lost world” in Australia has led to the discovery of several different new species. Three new vertebrate species isolated for millions of years were discovered on the Cape Melville mountain range on Cape York Peninsula, including a leaf-tail …

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