Tag archives for new species
A new species of fuzzy daisy discovered in the Venezuelan Andes joins a cadre of fuzzy flora.
Let other owls hoot away—this newly discovered species sings “Here Comes the Bride.”
Forgive Tony Goldberg for picking his nose—he’s discovered a mysterious species of tick that usually hides in primate nostrils in Africa.
Researchers discover this newest member of the rodent family, sporting spiky brown fur and a stubby tail, on the Maluku islands of Indonesia.
Four new species of legless lizard have emerged from a railroad track, vacant city lots, oilfields, and even an airport runway, a new study says.
From the Tom Sawyer spider to the flytrap fungus—see some of National Geographic readers’ name suggestions for what built a mysterious “picket fence” in the Amazon.
Strange web-like structures found in the Amazon have scientists baffled—what do you think it is?
Twenty years ago this month, the conservation community and the world suffered a tragic loss when a small plane flying out of the coastal city of Guayaquil, Ecuador crashed into a cloud-covered mountain.
Scientists have finally found where Waldo was hiding—well, the clam version, that is.
Researchers have discovered at least eight new species of deep-sea shark in the southern Indian Ocean.
Arrrr! The pirate ant, a new species from the Philippines, comes complete with eye patches.
Bass fishing in the American Southeast may have just gotten a little bit more complicated. According to a release filed this week, biologists from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) would like to name a new species of black bass, the Choctaw bass, or Micropterus haiaka. In 2007, FWC scientists found an unusual DNA…
Dozens of readers have suggested a name for a newfound species of decoy-building spider. What would you call it?
This week on “National Geographic Weekend,” join host Boyd Matson as we dodge cannibals in Indonesia, dodge polar bears while digging up dinosaur bones, educate the country’s future leaders, laugh along with hyenas in South Africa, climb mountains to save people living under glacial lakes, fight over the Ganges’ erosion in India, explore Peru’s national forests for new species, and photograph all of the units of America’s National Park System.