Specie

Night barks reveal new species of tree hyrax in Africa

by on June 14, 2021 0

June 14 (UPI) – The new nocturnal barking of several populations of tree hyrax in West and Central Africa first alerted scientists that the region’s forests may be home to a unique, yet named species. Now, a new investigation – published Monday in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society – has confirmed that...

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Major hurricanes can’t scare this shark species off, study finds

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Major hurricanes can’t scare this shark species off, study finds Embedded content: https://players.brightcove.net/1942203455001/B1CSR9sVf_default/index.html?videoId=6258688517001 Hurricanes typically force people to leave their homes when they are about to strike communities, but even powerful storms cannot drive certain species of sharks from their coastal residences. A recent study published in the Estuary, Coast and Plateau Sciences journal...

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New frog species discovered in PT Freeport Indonesia area

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TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Indonesian Institute of Science (LIPI) and the South Australian Museum, supported by PT Free port Indonesia (PTFI), discovered a new species of frog in Mimika district, Papua. PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) Corcom VP, Riza Pratama, noted in a statement received by ANTARA Saturday that the species, named Litoria lubisi, is...

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Two new species of woolly flying squirrels discovered in the Himalayas excite scientists

by on June 10, 2021 0

Scientists have discovered two new species of woolly flying squirrel, whose scientific name is Eupetaurus cinereus. Through their study, the team of scientists discovered that there are two distinct species of woolly flying squirrels that live thousands of miles apart at some of the highest elevations in the Himalayas. The study used morphological examinations...

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A look back at the new roller coaster species from Universal

by on June 9, 2021 0

ORLANDO, Florida – Universal Orlando Resort is gearing up for the big day when its newest attraction, the Jurassic World Velocicoaster, opens to the public. While technical rehearsals have been underway since early May, the new roller coaster is slated to officially open on June 10. When the attraction officially opens, thrill seekers will...

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Struggling freshwater taonga species | Mirage News

by on June 9, 2021 0

Ten of the 18 identified freshwater taonga species are threatened or at risk of becoming extinct, Stats NZ said today. An updated environmental indicator released today also shows population trends for freshwater taonga species, with nine declining, eight not expected to change and one improving. The 18 species of freshwater taonga are a subset...

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