Thursday, May 25, 2017

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...

This Spider’s Silk is 10X Stronger than Kevlar

Image: Wikimedia CommonsThe Darwin’s bark spider is nothing special to look at — black, reddish-brown, and white, they resemble a bit of bark or...

World’s Strongest Animal Lifts 1,000X Bodyweight, Feeds on Dung

The dung beetle can lift more than 1,000 times its body weight — as a result of its sexual interactions.Onthophagus taurus is a member...

Orcas Target Great White Sharks For Their Livers

Image: Wikimedia CommonsThe great white shark might be one of the most fearsome sea creatures, but even they are no match for orcas.Three great...

Fish Eyeballs Contain Parasites That Change Their Behavior

Research reveals mature parasites effectively alter their hosts' behavior to ensure their own survival. This discovery manifests itself within eye flukes that live in fish species and require...

Female Dragonflies Play Dead to Avoid Male Pursuits

Recent research reveals that moorland hawker dragonflies will plummet from to the sky and play dead to evade potential suitors.The moorland hawker dragonfly, also known...

Swallowed Newt Emerges From Belly Of A Bullfrog Unscathed

Image: Miguel VieiraDon't mess with a rough-skinned newt.You might think this seemingly innocuous newt wouldn't harm anything other than the tiny invertebrates that it eats,...

These Frogs Literally Freeze During Winter and Thaw Back to Life in Spring

Frogs have the incredible ability to entirely freeze their bodies during cold conditions and when it gets warm, thaw back to life and go...

Extraordinary Spiked Animal Glows in the Dark

The spiky yellow woodlouse resembles a miniature barbed worm — but boasts the amazing ability to glow in the dark, making up for any lack in physical size. The...

This Snail Incorporates Metal into Its Body

On hydrothermal vents deep beneath the Indian Ocean lurks a scaly-footed gastropod. While this minute deep sea snail might seem unassuming, it actually has...

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