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The difference between five- and six-legged green brittle stars has helped scientists understand how the sea creatures coordinate movement without neural activity.
After failing to bait the rodents with peanut butter, scientists in the Philippines and the US switched to using earthworms to finally discover two new species of rats living in the mountains of the Philippines.
Economically important reef fishes in Indonesia's waters are in relatively good condition, according to research by Indonesian scientists.
A warmer climate over the Tibetan plateau may result in alpine grassland degradation by decreasing plant growth and increasing pika grazing.
International trade in tiger geckos is decimating the population of the 19 species of lizard native to China, Vietnam and Japan.
The last common ancestor of the starry dwarf frog may have existed tens of millions of years ago, say researchers in India and the US.
The flowers of the
Agapetes reflexiloba have a distinctive striped pattern and bloom in December.
Political changes and urbanization may be threatening the traditions and training of elephant handlers, or mahouts, in Myanmar.
Milky storks are breeding with their genetically related cousins, the painted storks, leading to hybridization and potential loss of this endangered species of bird.