Water in tanks and fountains throughout villages of Spain turned red following last autumn's rainfall but researches insist it's not a sign of the apocalypse.
A new fossil species suggests that great apes, including humans, evolved differently from smaller "lesser" apes than researchers previously surmised.
Iberian lynx fossils dating to 1.6 million years ago were recently recovered from a cave in Barcelona, Spain. It's the oldest lynx specimen ever found, suggesting the species arrived in the area 500,000 years earlier than originally estimated.
Using paleoclimate data, researchers reconstructed what ancient environments would have been like in the Cantabrian Region during the Pleistocen Epoch. This allows researchers to better understand how modern species have evolved over time.
Researchers from the University of Bonn suggest that a prehistoric mammal, Spinolestes, may have suffered from hair loss. This fungal disease is commonly seen in many of the species' modern descendants.
Ancient birds had an intricate arrangement of muscles and ligaments that controlled the main feathers of their wings. This suggests that some were able to fly as well as modern birds.
Hominin fossils examined from South Africa suggest early humans and chimpanzees had similar hearing patterns, with some slight differences in the direction of humans. This is a preferable auditory system for people living in the savanna and communicating within a short range.
Certain barnacles may choose carefully where they locate on dolphins' fins, using chemical sensitivity, researchers say.
It just got a lot worse to be a frog living in Spain right now. Spanish frog species already combating the same deadly chytrid fungus that is wreaking havoc on amphibian populations all over the world now must also deal with a pair of lethal and fast-spreading viruses.
It was copper galore 4,000 to 5,000 years ago in a settlement in Spain, scientists recently discovered after unearthing ancient remains from the area.
Researchers have discovered two new species of mushroom in the Iberian Peninsula, Spain.