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New Poison Frog Species Evolving Before Our Eyes, Study Says

A poison dart frog from Peru that mimics its neighbors in incredible detail is evolving into a new species, scientists believe.

Mysterious New Poison Dart Frog Found; Is Size of Fingernail

A new species of bright-orange, fingernail-size frog found in a Panama rain forest is unlike any of its relatives, scientists say.

Five New “Flying Monkeys” Identified in Amazon

Five species of acrobatic monkey that have long flown under the scientific radar have been named in South America, a new study says.

See-Through Frogs With Green Bones Discovered in Peru

Researchers discover four new species of frog in the Peruvian Andes, three of which are see-through.

New Golden Bat Adds to Animals With the Midas Touch

A golden bat recently discovered in Bolivia has joined the ranks of nature’s richly gilded creatures.

New Species of Mammals

In 2008 the IUCN Red List had assessed the conservation status of all known mammal species. Since then, about 200 new species of mammal have been described by science in over 60 countries. These include 72 species of bats, 74 species of rodents, 14 species of primates, 4 species of carnivore, 2 species of dolphin,…

Emerald Lizard Discovered in Ecuador

A new species of lizard with a brilliant emerald head is the new jewel of Ecuador.

New Frog Mates Doing Handstands, Does “Pottery”

A new species of frog with some bizarre mating rituals has been discovered in India, a new study says.

14 New “Dancing Frogs” Discovered in India

The spectacular haul more than doubles the number of Indian dancing frogs, a family named for the bizarre courtship displays of their foot-waving males.

Cartwheeling Spider Found, Inspires New Robot

Dubbed a “biological wonder,” a new species of spider discovered in Morocco flips its way out of danger, a new study says.

Two New Snapping Turtle Species Named

The alligator snapping turtle, the biggest freshwater turtle in North America, is actually three species, a new study says.

“Remarkable” New Salamander Disguises Itself as a Baby

A newfound species of lungless salamander from Arkansas has escaped scientists’ attention by looking like a juvenile of another species—until now.

Biodiversity Gold: Photos from the Golden Gate BioBlitz

View a photo gallery of some of the incredible species discovered at the 2014 National Geographic/National Park Service BioBlitz event.

New Species: Pink-and-Yellow Frog With Spikes

High in the mountains of Vietnam, scientists have found a “striking” new species of pink-and-yellow frog covered with sharp spikes, a new study says.

“Strange” New Frog Found in Swimming Pool

A boy in eastern Colombia recently found more than just fun in his swimming pool: A new species of frog.