Axis Deer
The Axis deer ( Axis axis ) locally known as chital or cheetal is an Asiatic deer species native to the Indian subcontinent. They belong to the family Cervidae and are the sole member of the genus...
Axis Deer
The Axis deer ( Axis axis ) locally known as chital or cheetal is an Asiatic deer species native to the Indian subcontinent. They belong to the family Cervidae and are the sole member of the genus...
Endangered crow is expert tool-user
For decades the New Caledonian crow has taken the crown of top corvid tool-user. Now experiments on the rare Hawaiian crow, or Alala, suggest that they too c...
Titanoboa - Snake Facts
The Titanoboa cerrejonensis is an extinc giant snake that lived around 58 million years ago in the jungles of South America.
Titanoboa - Snake Facts
The Titanoboa cerrejonensis is an extinc giant snake that lived around 58 million years ago in the jungles of South America.
A Fossilised Skull Has Revealed When The Last 'Siberian Unicorn' Lived On Earth
For decades, scientists have estimated that the Siberian unicorn - a long-extinct species of mammal that looked more like a rhino than a horse - died out some 350,000 years ago , but a beautifully pre...
The Origin Of A Species | University Of Oxford
New animal species form when groups of animals become isolated and as a result, begin to separate through evolution (a process known as speciation). When these isolated populations meet later, they mi...
Plant growth of tropical flowers in the desert
David Attenborough examines the amazing way in which flowers can bloom in what appears to be a barren desert. From the BBC.
Another Deadly Snake Species Discovered In Australia
The Kimberley death adder is said to be one of the most venomous snakes in the world. The snake is named for the remote region of Kimberley, located in Western Australia. The adder is endemic to the r...
Conservation reliant species
Conservation-reliant species are animal or plant species that require continuing species-specific wildlife management intervention such as predator control, habitat management and parasite control to ...
Conservation reliant species - Wikipedia
Cosmopolitan distribution
In biogeography, a taxon is said to have a cosmopolitan distribution if its range extends across all or most of the world in appropriate habitats; at the opposite extreme is endemism.
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Indicator species
An indicator species is any biological species that defines a trait or characteristic of the environment. For example, a species may delineate an ecoregion or indicate an environmental condition such ...
Introduced species
An introduced, alien, exotic, non-indigenous, or non-native species, or simply an introduction, is a species living outside its native distributional range, which has arrived there by human activity, ...
Introduced species - Wikipedia
Flora
Flora is the plant life occurring in a particular region or time, generally the naturally occurring or indigenous—native plant life. The corresponding term for animal life is fauna. Flora, fauna and o...
Flora - Wikipedia
Speciation
Speciation is the evolutionary process by which new biological species arise. The biologist Orator F. Cook was the first to coin the term 'speciation' for the splitting of lineages or "cladogenesis," ...
Speciation - Wikipedia
Type species
In zoological nomenclature, a type species (Species typica) is the species to which the name of a genus or subgenus is permanently linked, the species that contains the biological type specimen(s). A...
Type species - Wikipedia
Undescribed taxon
In taxonomy, an undescribed taxon is a taxon (for example, a species) that has been discovered, but not yet formally described and named. The various Nomenclature Codes specify the requirements for a ...
Undescribed taxon - Wikipedia
Extinct species
This page features lists of extinct species, organisms that have become extinct, either in the wild or completely. In practice, a species not definitely located in the wild in the last 50 years is cal...
Peltospiroidea n. sp. East Scotia Ridge
Peltospiroidea n. sp. East Scotia Ridge (nomen nudum) is an as yet undescribed species of deep sea peltospiroid sea snail from hydrothermal vents, a marine gastropod mollusk in the clade Vetigastropod...
Peltospiroidea n. sp. East Scotia Ridge - Wikipedia
Axis Deer
The Axis deer ( Axis axis ) locally known as chital or cheetal is an Asiatic deer species native to the Indian subcontinent. They belong to the family Cervidae and are the sole member of the genus...
Titanoboa - Snake Facts
The Titanoboa cerrejonensis is an extinc giant snake that lived around 58 million years ago in the jungles of South America.
Philippine sawshark
The Lana's sawshark or Philippine sawshark, Pristiophorus lanae, is a sawshark of the family Pristiophoridae, found in the Philippines off Apo Island and southern Luzon at depths of between 230 and 59...