New Species

LOOK: What Do You Get If You Cross A Cat With A Teddy Bear?

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK

A mammal described as looking like “a cross between a house cat and a teddy bear” has been named as a new species – after being wrongly identifi...

America's First New Spider Species In 140 Years Discovered

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 19.08.2012 | UK

Arachnophobes look away now. The first new species of spider to be discovered in America for 140 years has been found lurking in caves in Californi...

New Species Of Catshark Discovered In Galapagos

Eureka! | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK

Scientists conducting deep-sea research in the Galapagos have discovered a new species of catshark. The Bythaelurus giddingsi is described in the ...

LOOK: The World's Smallest Frog

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Comedy

It's official: this is the world's smallest frog. Officially known as Paedophryne amauensis, the world's tiniest vertebrate is a newly discovered ...