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9 species that sound like they could star in a horror movie (pictures)

"Night of the Living Dead-ly Nightshade"? "The Carolina Robber Fly Massacre"? These plant and animal species have the kind of names that could land them a role in a Wes Craven flick.

9 Images By 31 October 2015

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From Siberia with size: 'New species' of big dinosaur found, scientists claim

Technically Incorrect: In Russia, scientists say they've found enough bones to now identify something we might want to call the Sibirosaurus. And it's a doozy.

By 30 March 2015

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Giant tree of life contains 2.3 million species

The first draft of a new "tree of life" contains every named species of flora and fauna known from over 3.5 billion years of life on Earth.

By 22 September 2015

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11 kinds of chameleon found masquerading as a single species

Chameleons in Madagascar previously thought to all belong to a single species have actually turned out to be 11 separate ones.

By 27 May 2015

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Top 10 new species for 2015 (pictures)

The International Institute for Species Exploration and the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry have announced the top 10 new species discovered last year, including a "chicken from hell" dinosaur and a pufferfish that makes underwater "crop circles".

10 Images By 22 May 2015

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Google's Mother's Day doodle celebrates moms of all species

Technically Incorrect: For Mother's Day (In the US) Google's doodler thought the day should be about animals as well as humans.

By 11 May 2015

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How well do you know your sci-fi species?

Think you know your Romulans from your Slitheens? You probably do, but find out for sure by taking this fun online test.

By 5 March 2015

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Meet a newly discovered aquatic species, the ruby seadragon

It might sound like a mythical creature, but researchers have proven that the ruby seadragon is very real indeed.

By 19 February 2015

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50-foot-long 'dragon' dinosaur species discovered in China

The long-necked Qijianglong lived about 160 million years ago in the Late Jurassic period. Did its fossils inspire ancient dragon legends?

By 30 January 2015

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Ancient amber proves early insects were keen on high society

"Downton Abbey" has nothing on these ants and termites. Thanks to 100-million-year-old amber, we now have even earlier proof that insects have long known something about social class.

By 12 February 2016