Saturday, October 21, 2017

Bizarre

A Giant Extinct Cow is Being Brought Back to Life

Scientists are currently applying back-breeding genetic techniques to modern cows containing applicable DNA in order to restore the auroch — a massive bovine renowned...

Glass Frogs Have See-Through Skin, Green Bones

Members of the fascinating amphibian family Centrolenidae, also known as glass frogs, have skin so translucent you can see their organs right through it.Looking...

This Creature Saves Millions Of Lives Annually (And Probably Already Saved Yours)

Image: USFWSThis peculiar creature, the horseshoe crab, saves lives every single day (and has probably already saved yours)!Horseshoe crabs are somewha primitive-looking marine invertebrates with a tough...

Cunning Foxes Cover Themselves in Puma Scent as Disguise

Foxes are using mountain lion scent to disguise themselves and evade attacks from competitive coyote enemies.The gray fox, Urocyon cinereoargenteus, is endemic to portions...

Fishermen Catch Rare Two-Headed Porpoise

Fishermen off the coast of the Netherlands recently pulled a two-headed sea monster from their beamtrawl nets — marking the first case of conjoined twin harbor porpoises...

Why Did the Dung Beetle Roll this Dead Lizard Around?

A viral video posted by the Invertebrate Studies Institute showing a dung beetle rolling a dead lizard across the desert has scientists scratching their heads in...

Monkeys Steal Stuff From Tourists, Hold Items for Ransom

A new study shows that monkeys are capable of both robbing and bartering with humans.Macaques living near the Uluwatu Temple on the Island of Bali...

Dazzling and Deadly — The Spun Glass Caterpillar

This unique crystalline caterpillar truly catches the eye, but dangerous barbs make for looking only.The spun glass caterpillar Isochaetes beutenmuelleri is a member of...

Differently Sized Animals Perceive Time at Different Speeds

Research reveals that animals perceive time at speeds relative to their body size — which means that small animals actually see in slow motion.A...

Giant Octopus Devours Jellyfish And Keeps The Tentacles

Image: MBARI via New Scientist/ YouTubeA rare and mysterious octopus was recently filmed with prey for the first time ever, and it turns out...

More Stories:

Hey there!

or

Sign in

Forgot password?

Don't have an account? Register

Close
of

    Processing files…