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15 Nov 2011 00:06


World: Two words you don’t normally hear together: “Whale cemetery.”

  • 15 whales found in a “graveyard”: Over the span of 15 days, paleontologists have found the remains of 15 whales, in just one area of Chile. Some of the fossils date back seven million years. Not only that, but the scientists have also discovered new species, too. “The whale discovery is a discovery of global importance,” said Sol Squire, one of the paleontologists on the project. source

08 Sep 2009 11:26


Offbeat: It’s not a badger, it’s a rat: Giant new species discovered

This ugly little beast, the Bosavi woolly rat, will be the first victim of the Catstravaganza tomorrow. source