Maned Wolf Looks Like a Fox on Stilts — But is Neither Fox Nor Wolf

Maned Wolf Looks Like a Fox on Stilts — But is Neither Fox Nor Wolf

This lanky orange animal resembles a fox/wolf hybrid — but is actually from a genus entirely of its own.  Chrysocyon brachyurus is a fascinating and unusual creature that roams the open grasslands and prairies throughout mideastern South...

Bizarre Fish use ‘Fishing Rods’ to Lure Unsuspecting Prey

Bizarre Fish use ‘Fishing Rods’ to Lure Unsuspecting Prey

The hairy frogfish (Antennarius striatus), also known as striated frogfish, is one of the most bizarre creatures in the ocean. Found throughout tropical waters in the world’s oceans, hairy frogfish have a wide...

Fascinating 500-Million-Year-Old Worm Had Legs

Fascinating 500-Million-Year-Old Worm Had Legs

Researchers have recently revealed the physical characteristics of a 500-million-year-old fossil — a worm-like creature with hairy front appendages and hook-like back claws.  Ovatiovermis cribratus was discovered in the Burgess shale and concluded to be a...

Zebra Shark Gives ‘Miraculous’ Virgin Birth to Three Live Pups

Zebra Shark Gives ‘Miraculous’ Virgin Birth to Three Live Pups

Scientists recently observed the first ever documented asexual reproduction of a zebra shark  in captivity — a promising occurrence for the IUCN listed endangered species. Zebra sharks naturally inhabit the tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific...

Fish Use Urine to Display Aggression

Fish Use Urine to Display Aggression

Certain species of fish are capable of transmitting signals through their pee — an unusual discovery providing fascinating insight into the communication abilities of marine life. Extensive research has been performed on the utilization of visual and...

Extraordinary Spiked Animal Actually Glows in the Dark

Extraordinary Spiked Animal Actually 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 spiky yellow woodlouse (pseudolaureola atlantica) is a unique...

These Geckos Have Tear-Away Scales

These Geckos Have Tear-Away Scales

This gecko boasts removable, fish-like scales — making for an elusive prey equipped with the unique ability to leave its skin behind in the wake of an attacking predator.  Geckolepis megalepis is a member of the genus...

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