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Mammoth Skull Discovered in Southeastern Idaho

Mammoth Skull Discovered in Southeastern Idaho

A part of a mammoth skull and tusks have been discovered in southeastern Idaho, and specialists believe that an extremely rare complete skeleton might be located there. Professionals guess the mammoth was about 15 years old and lived around 80,000 to 125,000 years ago in what was a kind of  savanna type plain that was […]

Climate Change Is Causing Alpine Goats to Shrink

Climate Change Is Causing Alpine Goats to Shrink

New research has shown that the Alpine Chamois, a species of mountain goat, has begun to shrink in response to rising temperatures and climate change. According to the results of the study, a young Chamois now weighs roughly 25 percent less than those of the same age measured in 1980. The research, which was funded by […]

Kangaroos Did Not Always Hop?

Kangaroos Did Not Always Hop?

On Wednesday, scientists who conducted an analysis of the fossilized bones of a group of large extinct kangaroos came to a somewhat startling conclusion. After doing a statistical and biomechanical analysis of the remains, the scientists concluded that the ancient kangaroos likely did not hop. The group of extinct ‘roos that the scientist studied were […]

The Rise of the ‘Werewolf Cat’

The Rise of the ‘Werewolf Cat’

The new big thing in cats just might be the rise of the “werewolf cat,” even though most of the time; people seem to choose felines that have robust, full coats of fur. They use to shun the mangier looking of the species, which had tangled, thin hair but it appears that could be changing. The […]

Pandas Helped by Human Fertility Techniques

Pandas Helped by Human Fertility Techniques

Earlier this month, a zoo in China reported a rare birth of panda triplets. Pandas are notoriously difficult to reproduce in captivity; therefore, this success excited people worldwide, particularly those working in other zoos that have them on expensive loans from China. One such example are the experts at the Edinburgh Zoo.They finally had the […]

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