Zoology

The scientific study of the behavior, structure, physiology, classification, and distribution of animals.

Ant pushing a Water Droplet
Ant pushing a Water Droplet

Amazing photo of an Ant pushing a water droplet!

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Video: Epic battle between Black-Eyed Squid and Owlfish
Video: Epic battle between Black-Eyed Squid and Owlfish

Black-Eyed Squid has been videoed catching and paralyzing an Owlfish

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Rare Conjoined Grey Whale Calves Found in Mexico
Rare Conjoined Grey Whale Calves Found in Mexico

Rare conjoined grey whale calves linked at the waist, with two full heads and tail fins

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Top 10 Stories from 2013
Top 10 Stories from 2013

Round up of the top 10 most viewed posts on Cryptoworld over the last year

Albino Corn Snake found on Motorway in Hampshire (UK)
Albino Corn Snake found on Motorway in Hampshire (UK)

Motorway workers got the shock of their lives when they saw a rare albino snake slithering up the highway

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California Academy Of Sciences Discovered 91 New Species in 2013
California Academy Of Sciences Discovered 91 New Species in 2013

In 2013, researchers at the California Academy of Sciences discovered 91 new plant and animal species

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Bobcat gets stuck in the Window Blind
Bobcat gets stuck in the Window Blind

A woman in Nelson, British Columbia came home to find a Bobcat in her basement, which then panicked and tangled itself up in the blinds of a window

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New Tapir discovered in Brazil
New Tapir discovered in Brazil

Scientists have uncovered a new tapir in Brazil, it is the fifth tapir found in the world and the first to be discovered since 1865. It is also the largest land mammal to be discovered since 1992

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Two-headed piglet born in China
Two-headed piglet born in China

Two-headed and multi-legged animals seem to always catch peoples imagination. This piglet is great, but I can’t help feeling it won’t live long.

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Animal rights group wants chimpanzees recognised as ‘legal persons’
Animal rights group wants chimpanzees recognised as ‘legal persons’

Animal rights group has asked three US courts to recognize the “legal personhood” of chimpanzees

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Woman finds Mexican black king snake in hallway
Woman finds Mexican black king snake in hallway

Women finds a Mexican Black King Snake in her hallway and names it Treacle!

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Three new Wafer Trapdoor Spiders discovered in Brazil
Three new Wafer Trapdoor Spiders discovered in Brazil

Three new species of wafer trapdoor spider (Fufius) have been discovered in Brazil by scientists from the Instituto Butantan in Sao Paulo.

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Giant Wasp Nest Discovered in Abandoned Home
Giant Wasp Nest Discovered in Abandoned Home

Giant wasp nest housing millions of wasps has been discovered in an abandoned house in the Canary islands

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New Sri Lanka Spider as Big as your Face!
New Sri Lanka Spider as Big as your Face!

Huge species of tarantula (Poecilotheria rajaei) discovered in northern Sri Lanka!

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Giant Squid Update
Giant Squid Update

New study reveals that the genetic diversity of Giant Squid (Architeuthis) is remarkably low.

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Thousands of dead fish found in Brazilian lagoon
Thousands of dead fish found in Brazilian lagoon

Thousands of fish drown in Brazilian lagoon after oxygen levels drop! Thousands of dead fish washed up on the shores of the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, a Rio de Janeiro tourist attraction, Brazilian authorities said. A large amount of organic matter that entered the lagoon as a result of two recent large storms consumed oxygen […]

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Giant Squid Filmed in the Wild!
Giant Squid Filmed in the Wild!

So this is meant to be the first in the wild footage of the Giant Squid. Looks like only a few seconds on a loop and it’s imposable to judge size/scale of the squid. A team from Japan’s National Science Museum has captured what’s considered the first ever film footage of a giant squid in […]

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Indonesian Farmer attached by Unknown Animal
Indonesian Farmer attached by Unknown Animal

Weird one indeed… Indonesian plantation worker and a farmer claim they were attached by an unknown animal, could it be a new species? Image: (c) www.theborneopost.com An Indonesian plantation worker and a 75-year-old farmer got the shock of their lives when they were attacked by an unknown animal on two separate occasions. The farmer, Aris […]

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Shark falls from the sky!
Shark falls from the sky!

Weird, a leopard shark found on golf course 4 miles from the coast, has survived its ordeal and been returned to the sea. A shark which fell from the sky on to a golf course survived its journey and has been returned to the ocean. The leopard shark dropped out of the sky and flopped […]

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Boy finds Mammoth carcass in Siberia
Boy finds Mammoth carcass in Siberia

A boy in Siberia has discovered a well-preserved mammoth carcass, frozen in mud. It’s thought the mammoth was around 16 years old when it died, and stood about 2 meters tall.

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