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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


New species of pterosaur found in mass grave

A bed of ancient bones found in Brazil contains the skeletons of over 47 individuals of a new species of flying reptile.

By 14 August 2014


Controversy after scientist finds rare bird -- and kills it

Technically Incorrect: A US scientist finds a male mustached kingfisher in the Solomon Islands. He kills it so that he can study it. Not everyone is impressed.

By 12 October 2015