‘Nannaria swiftae’ was named by a dedicated Swiftie whose favorite Taylor Swift songs are ‘betty’ and ‘New Romantics.”
Fans of '90s alternative music may recall King Missile's big single, "Detachable Penis." While the song may have been silly, it turns out than in the animal world, the idea isn't all that bizarre—at least not to the sea slug Chromodoris reticulata.
Thanks to Leonardo DiCaprio’s environmental activism, there’s now a critically endangered species named in his honor.
Found 200 feet below ground in Australia, 'Eumillipes persephone' has 1306 legs to scamper around with.
Sauropod dinosaurs are known for their impressive size—and Australia’s newly discovered species doesn’t disappoint.
We simply have to assume that at least one researcher made some reference to Harry Potter’s chocolate frogs when they found it.
There are a million reasons why we should be paying more attention to treehoppers, entomology student Brendan Morris says.
Scientists discovered the skull of a bird-like dinosaur. More than 100 tiny teeth line the jaws of the skull, suggesting that this dinosaur was small but deadly (to insects).
Show off your 'Friends' fandom and culinary skills with this slow cooker decorated with illustrations such as the Central Perk couch, iconic quotes, and much more.
The discovery of 10 bird species and subspecies on three remote islands in Indonesia marks the first time in over a century that so many new birds have been found in such a small area.
From big cats to tiny fish, the collection of animals named for Theodore Roosevelt is eclectic—just like our adventurous 26th president.
The newly identified species of eel, 'Electrophorus voltai,' can deliver 860 volts to incapacitate prey.
The new species belongs to a very endangered, mysterious genus of giant flying squirrels that each weigh as much as a small dog.
The Fortingall Yew in the Fortingall churchyard in Perthshire, Scotland is so stressed that it's changing sexes for the first time in millennia.
The vika is the subject of folk songs and nursery rhymes, but scientists had never found a real specimen before.
Here comes the happy tube-nosed fruit bat.
Sunfish are the biggest bony fish in the sea, but this species managed to elude scientists for centuries.
"When I took that thing out of the tube, there was a collective gasp among the whole group, along with quite a number of expletives."