Scientists have discovered an incredible, shape-shifting frog species in the western Andean cloud forest of Ecuador, and it just may be the first ever amphibian that can rapidly change its skin texture, a new study says.
Scientists have discovered what they call a "super salamander" species in Portugal that was a top predator more than 200 million years ago, and it just may be one of the strangest creatures to ever terrorize the Earth.
The stunning ruby sea dragon has made its debut, marking the discovery of the third species of these exotic and delicate fish ever to be known.
The desert tawny owl has been a victim of mistaken identity for over a century, and researchers are now just beginning to shed light onto this new species.
Paleontologists in China have recently discovered a new species of an extremely long-necked dinosaur - spanning about half of its body length at times - earning it the nickname "dragon," a new study describes.
Based on new fossil evidence, scientists may have discovered a previously unknown human species from Asia that lived as recently as 10,000 years ago, changing prior views of our human ancestry.
A new bush cricket species has been hidden away for over 100 years just waiting to be discovered, and now that day has finally come, according to a new study.
Researchers didn't know it until now, but two miles under the sea lies a new sulfate-breathing species, revealing just how little we really know about the ocean, new research shows.
What is believed to be a new monkey species in the Amazon rainforest may in fact already be endangered, according to researchers, due to deforestation in the region.
A new lizard species has been created in a lab, a breakthrough in genetics research considering the hybrid offspring are not only fertile, but can essentially clone themselves, a new study describes.
A ghostly new species has set the record for the world's deepest fish, after it and a host of other creatures were recently discovered in the darkest depths of the ocean yet in the Western Pacific's Mariana Trench.
Researchers have revealed a bizarre evolutionary twist to deep-sea "bone-eating" worms, an already unusual species, a new study says.
Two new species of "pseudoscorpions" were recently discovered prowling a cave on the northern rim of the Grand Canyon, boasting some rather unusual features.
Nearly four years ago, geological surveys of the Arctic Ocean seafloor revealed the presence of shells buried deep in its sediment. Now researchers have analyzed these specimens to discover something astounding: they are million-year-old bivalve mollusks - a new genus and species of their own to add to the fossil records.