A previously unknown genus referred to as "dawn whale" was just recently discovered after paleontologists from the University of Otago rewrote the history of New Zealand's ancient whales.
A new frog species was discovered in New York City from a display of odd chorus calls, reports say.
A rare blue leopard frog, a species so vibrant and beautiful it looks like it "belongs in the tropics," was recently found in Massachusetts of all places.
A new hermaphrodite snail, long confused for another type of snail species, is celebrating marriage equality in the scientific world.
Researchers have discovered a new ant species that was hiding in plain sight, a new study describes.
A new species of poison dart frog, so tiny it can fit on a fingernail, has been discovered in a rainforest in Panama, a new study says.
A newly discovered mammal called the olinguito, which didn't even have its own species name until a year ago, is now building its biography with help from dozens of bird watchers, scientists and others who are sharing their glimpses of this elusive creature.
An ancient species of flying pterosaur with a bizarre, butterfly-like head has been unearthed in Brazil in a mass "graveyard" of 50 winged reptiles, according to a new study.
A newly identified fuzzy, golden bat species was discovered in Bolivia, scientists reported, joining the ranks as a cuter version of these typically spooky creatures.
Scientists have officially revealed the Australian humpback dolphin as a new species, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society and Clymene Enterprises.
As if the pop superstar needs another boost to her ego, scientists named a new water mite for famous singer Jennifer Lopez after discovering the species near Puerto Rico.
Researchers have discovered three new species of cockroaches belonging to the Pseudophoraspism genus in China
Researchers have discovered several new species of marine mammlas at Madang Lagoon in Papua New Guinea.
Researchers have discovered two new species of mushroom in the Iberian Peninsula, Spain.