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Helping save endangered species? There's an app for that

Two endangered birds, the western snowy plover and the California least tern, are getting an assist from San Diego Zoo Global and a custom mobile app.

By 9 July 2016

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Watch the first orangutan taught to mimic human conversation

Rocky, a friendly ape, might be the key to how we humans found our voices. He also really likes treats.

By 28 July 2016

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New species of parasitoid wasp named after Brad Pitt

Conobregma bradpitti lays its eggs in caterpillars, which then become food for the emerging larvae.

By 10 May 2016

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Scientists discover a potential new species: Caspar The Ghost Octopus

Technically Incorrect: Somewhere just off an island near Hawaii, there's something scary. Or is it friendly? It's definitely different.

By 7 March 2016

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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