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New species of cannibal scorpions – Bangalore Mirror

By Deepthi Sanjiv, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | December 9, 2015 Three researchers from Maharashtra Working in Bengaluru have described a new species of scorpion from the Western Ghats During a field study for the Indian tarantula project supported by the Rufford Foundation and Department of Science and Technology, three scientists Zeeshan A Mirza and Rajesh V Sanap from the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bengaluru and Amod M Zambre from the Centre …

The coywolves of Albemarle County: A new species that calls the area home

… freshly cut hay field in front of them, followed by a chorus of yips and more howling. Mike Hummell watches and listens. He zips up his jacket against the cold. “You want to hunt that?” he asks his hunting partner, Marshall Koontz. Hummell and Koontz are specialist hunters who respond to calls from concerned residents about predators preying on their flocks of sheep, herds of cows, etc. Working pro bono last week, they had received a call from a farmer concerned about a top-level predator …

Woolly mammoth skin’s living cells could help bring the beast back to life 

… more than 10,000 years has given Russian scientists fresh hope of being able to clone the extinct giants. The fragments of skin were discovered along with other remains from six of the ice age creatures. Researchers are now examining it for signs of ‘living cells’ in a special laboratory set up as part of attempts to resurrect the beasts. They are Working with researchers in South Korea who have been developing techniques to clone animals on the project. Semyon Grigoryev, who headed …

Five near-blind monk seals become ambassadors for vanishing species | Environment | The Guardian

… myself quickly enamoured. You may think I’m on a Hawaiian beach soaking up the sun when I see my first living, breathing monk seals, but I’m not. I’m thousands of miles away in the cold, landlocked Midwest at a press event a few days before the public debut of five female seals at the Minnesota Zoo. It’s a landmark debut: these are the first Hawaiian monk seals on public display outside of the Aloha State. “We have been Working for a long time to get more high quality zoos and …