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Researchers say there are over 300 mammal species still unknown to science

Experts say that going by the high extinction rates, many species may disappear even before they are discovered.

17 May 2018 3:10 PM

Eegant water shrew sighted in Uttarakhand for first time

Smallest of amphibious mammals, the water shrew, has currently 13 known species in the world.

06 Jan 2018 6:56 PM

New species of flora, fauna discovered in Mekong

From a crocodile lizard to a Thai turtle among hundreds of new species discovered in ecologically diverse region.

19 Dec 2017 11:25 AM

New species of orangutans discovered

Their numbers are so small, and their habitat so fragmented, that they are in danger of going extinct, say the scientists who studied them.

03 Nov 2017 10:57 AM

New giant rat cracks coconuts with its teeth

The new species had been named Uromys vika.

27 Sep 2017 4:14 PM


New species of grass snake identified in Europe

Researchers examined the genetic identity of more than 1,600 grass snakes.

08 Aug 2017 8:14 PM

Now, a new species of parrot!

Evolved roughly a million years ago, they have distinctive shape and plumage and squawk.

28 Jun 2017 10:14 AM

Twitter euphoric over new gibbon species named Skywalker

The news was well received by actor Mark Hamill who has portrayed Skywalker on screen.

15 Jan 2017 4:51 PM