Tag: New Species

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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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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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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New Loch Ness Monster Photo
New Loch Ness Monster Photo

A new Loch Ness Monster sighting — photographer David Elder claims ‘Black Object’ glided beneath the surface.

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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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Bigfoot tracks found in Bella Coola, BC Canada
Bigfoot tracks found in Bella Coola, BC Canada

Sasquatch/Bigfoot prints found outside a house in Bella Coola, BC Canada on Feb 19th 2013. At least one mold/cast was made of the 17 inch foot prints. On the morning of Tuesday, February 19, Obie Mack looked out his window and spied several huge footprints outlined in mud crossing the street in front of his […]

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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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Provo Canyon Bigfoot Video
Provo Canyon Bigfoot Video

Video of what could be Bigfoot hiding behind a bush, or could it be a bear? Or perhaps just somebody in a suit? It’s interesting to note the people in the film don’t appear to be acting, unless they are acting trying not to look like they’re acting, if you know what I mean? Two […]

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So the Yeti exists?
So the Yeti exists?

So DNA tests on the (Yeti) hair samples from Siberia seem to suggest there is an unknown creature, not human, but more human than a monkey! Whatever than means!?

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Worm with 60 Eyes found in UK
Worm with 60 Eyes found in UK

A flat worm with between 50 – 60 eyes has been found in Cambridgeshire (UK). The new (to the UK?) spices is thought to be similar to a species (or possibly the same spices) from New Zealand.

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Video: Alien or Jellyfish? Deep-Sea Monster Mystery!
Video: Alien or Jellyfish? Deep-Sea Monster Mystery!

A strange unknown creature caught on video at a depth of 5000 feet (1,500 meters) has sparked all sorts of crazy suggestions… is it an Alien or just an unknown jellyfish? Stranger still, the location of the video is currently unknown!

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New species of legless amphibians found in India
New species of legless amphibians found in India

A team of scientists led by University of Delhi has discovered an entirely NEW FAMILY of legless amphibians in India and named it Chikilidae.

The new family of tailless burrowing caecilians was described based on differences in external and internal appearance compared to the nine families of legless amphibians already known. Scientists performed DNA analysis of the specimens and confirmed that it is an entirely new family

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Video: Giant crustacean found in deepest ocean
Video: Giant crustacean found in deepest ocean

A huge crustacean called ‘supergiant’ has been found lurking 7km down in the waters off the coast of New Zealand.

It was found in the Kermadec Trench, and is more than 10 times bigger than normal!

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World’s smallest frog discovered
World’s smallest frog discovered

Amazing tiny frogs (Paedophryne amauensis) from Papua New Guinea – the smallest is about 7mm long (0.27 inches)… crazy in miniature!

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Video: The Many Calls Of The Hairy Beast!
Video: The Many Calls Of The Hairy Beast!

This is a great compilation of noises, voices and video clips of the Hairy Beast!

AKA Bigfoot Sasquatch Yeti “Abominable Snowman” Knobby Yowie “Skunk Ape Honey Island” “Swamp Monster” Omah Windigo “Orang Pendek” Tokeloshe “Wild Man” Mapinguary “Swamp Ape” to name but a few!

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Blind Legless Lizard Discovered
Blind Legless Lizard Discovered

Cool, a new species of Lizard has been discovered in Cambodia. What’s interesting about the lizard is that it’s completely blind and has no legs — it kind of resembles a slow worm, but is thought to have evolved to live in caves.

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What? Sheep Gives Birth to Dog!
What? Sheep Gives Birth to Dog!

A Chinese farmer claims one of his Ewe’s has given birth to a dog, a SheepDog! He said he found it while herding his sheep, it has a dogs face, nose, ears and even its feet look like paws!

I’m understandable skeptical on this one — it has an April Fools Joke feel too it, but we’re several days away from my favourite day of the year. Could it be just a strange looking lamb? A strange looking puppy or so kind of evolutionary leap! Self herding sheep?

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El Chupacabra Mystery Definitively Solved – Maybe!?
El Chupacabra Mystery Definitively Solved – Maybe!?

I thought this had already been explained, but then again — has it really be explained now?

Benjamin Radford, author of several books on monsters and paranormal phenomena, managing editor of the journal The Skeptical Inquirer and LiveScience columnist, has released what he says to be definitive proof that El Chupacabra is not real; it’s not even a hoax, he said, but rather a leftover memory of a science-fiction film.

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The Erickson Project aka Sasquatch the Quest Documentary
The Erickson Project aka Sasquatch the Quest Documentary

The eagerly awaited documentary about the Erickson Project — also known as the ‘Sasquatch, the Quest’ is nearing completion and will hopefully be released soon. The release of the documentary will coincide with the release of the DNA findings — but will they prove Bigfoot really exists?

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