Contrary to typically long evolutionary timeframes, Sulawesi babblers have diversified surprisingly quickly on Indonesia's islands.
Illegal wildlife traders, beware! Ecologists in Hong Kong have developed a novel forensic tool for detecting the laundering of critically endangered cockatoos.
Much like a body horror movie plot, sea slugs may chop off their own heads to rid themselves of parasites, find scientists in 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.