Jimenez concluded that the Califorctenus belongs to same family as the Brazilian wandering spider, which is a notoriously deadly spider.
Scientists used radiocarbon dating and DNA to find out more about the matrilineal dynasty that ruled for 300 years in New Mexico.
Bones from a newly discovered species of reptile that lived 212 million years ago were found in modern day New Mexico.
The Senate recently passed legislation designating our nation's prairie-dwelling, wooly headed, hooved and wild "come-back kid" as our national mammal.
In a controversial move, up to 10 Mexican gray wolves (El Lobo) will be released in 2016 by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. The species numbers approximately 109 in two states, Arizona and New Mexico. Advocates say that unless numbers increase, inbreeding will cause fewer pups to grow healthily or to full term.
When an asteroid impacted Earth 66 million years ago, many species, including dinosaurs, faced extinction. But a furry beaver-like species actually survived and became top dog in the newly available environment.
In resistance that was first noted in Israel in the late 1990s, lice are increasingly immune to certain common over-the-counter treatments.
A museum volunteer stumbled upon a 90-million-year-old turtle fossil while on a nature hike in New Mexico, according to reports.
Many crazy antics can happen at bachelor parties, but discovering an ancient fossil isn't usually one of them. Well, that was the case for a group of campers celebrating a bachelor party at a New Mexico state park Monday, who stumbled upon the fossil of a 3-million-year-old elephant-like creature called a stegomastodon.