Read more about the article Giant Tanker Rips Through Marine Reserve
Photo shows corals allegedly affected by a ship, undated. A Cuban ship named "Melody" loaded with porphyrite, allegedly affected an area of protected corals in Puerto Morelos, Mexico. (Newsflash)

Giant Tanker Rips Through Marine Reserve

A tanker loaded with 20,000 tonnes of rocks has been accused of damaging a pristine coral reef as it sailed to Mexico. Furious environmentalists say the ship damaged the protected…

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Read more about the article Big Cats New Enclosure At Swiss Zoo Will Simulate Hunting Environment To Support Animals’ Natural Behaviour
Image shows Asiatic lions, undated photo. Big cats at Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland, will receive a new enclosure in April 2025. (Zoo Zurich, Jeanette Steiner/Newsflash)

Big Cats New Enclosure At Swiss Zoo Will Simulate Hunting Environment To Support Animals’ Natural Behaviour

Big cats at a Swiss zoo will have access to a hunting ground to help them feel more at home after the construction of their brand-new enclosure concludes two years…

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Read more about the article Ray Of Light On Jaws’ 150-Million-Year-Old Ancestor
Image shows a palaeoreconstruction of the Solnhofen Archipelago 150 million years ago showing Protospinax annectans and the Jurassic ray Asterodermus platypterus, undated photo. Researchers at the University of Vienna, Austria, found out that the Jurassic shark was very developed. (Manuel Andreas Staggl/Newsflash)

Ray Of Light On Jaws’ 150-Million-Year-Old Ancestor

Evolutionary biologists have apparently solved the mystery of the missing link between modern-day sharks and rays. A new study of fossils dating back 150 million years of a Jurassic fish…

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Read more about the article 70 Million-Year-Old Platypus Relative From Dinosaur Age Found In Patagonia
Illustration of of Patagorhynchus pascual, undated. A team of palaeontologists found in the Patagonia of Argentina fossil remains of a close relative of the platypus that lived in the Mesozoic era, in the Chorrillo Formation, Argentina. (CONICET/Newsflash)

70 Million-Year-Old Platypus Relative From Dinosaur Age Found In Patagonia

The fossilised remains of a new species that is a 70-million-year-old dinosaur-age relative of the modern-day platypus have been discovered in Patagonia. The researchers who made the discovery said that…

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Read more about the article Researchers Name Tiny Catfish After Indian Villagers Who Helped Trap Them
Image shows the newly discovered, subterranean fish species Horaglanis populi, undated photo. It was discovered with the help of the locals in the state of Kerala, India. (C. P. Arjun/Newsflash)

Researchers Name Tiny Catfish After Indian Villagers Who Helped Trap Them

Scientists have named a tiny endangered catfish species after Indian locals after they helped them find it in wells and underground water channels. The team of German and Indian researchers…

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Read more about the article Wasps Uses Genital Spikes To Fend Off Hungry Frogs, Says Study
A tree frog (Dryophytes japonica) spitting out a male wasp (Anterhynchium gibbifrons) after being stung (by pseudo-stings), undated. Male wasps use genitalia to sting their predators. (Current Biology/Sugiura et al./Newsflash)

Wasps Uses Genital Spikes To Fend Off Hungry Frogs, Says Study

Hungry frogs trying to gobble up male wasps have found that their manhoods can carry a nasty sting in the tail, a new study has revealed. Scientists in Japan -…

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Read more about the article Airport Customs Seize 13 Rare Smuggled Monkeys
Image shows one of the 13 monkeys that were seized by customs in Vienna, Austria, undated photo. They were originally shipped to Malaysia in January 2023. (BMF, Zoll/Newsflash)

Airport Customs Seize 13 Rare Smuggled Monkeys

Airport customs in Vienna have seized a shipment of 13 monkeys originating in the Czech Republic and destined for Malaysia. The customs agents became suspicious after they found that only…

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Read more about the article Incredible Blind And Colourless Fish With Horn Discovered In Chinese Cave
Picture shows a living specimen of the new species, Sinocyclocheilus longicornus, in a laboratory tank, undated. The fish was found in Guizhou province, China. (Xu et el. 2023/AsiaWire)

Incredible Blind And Colourless Fish With Horn Discovered In Chinese Cave

A new species of fish which does not have eyes or scales but does have a unicorn-like horn protruding from its head has been discovered in a Chinese cave. The…

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Read more about the article Amputated Sea Spiders Can Regrow Their Rear Ends, Says Study
Image shows two sea spider (Pycnogonum litorale) individuals next to their prey - a sea anemone, undated photo. When researchers from the University of Vienna, Austria, illuminated them with a UV light source, the spiders fluoresce bright blue. (Georg Brenneis/Newsflash)

Amputated Sea Spiders Can Regrow Their Rear Ends, Says Study

Amputated sea spiders can regrow large parts of their bodies including their rear ends and reproductive organs, a new study has shown. Biologists discovered that the species of sea spiders…

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