Vivaron haydeni – 212 million year-old reptile

An extinct reptile related to crocodiles that lived 212 million years ago in present day New Mexico has been named as a new species, Vivaron haydeni.

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Marsupial lion named after Sir David Attenborough

Fossil remains of a new tiny species of marsupial lion which prowled northern Australia about 18 million years ago have been unearthed in Riversleigh.

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Namibian desert elephants pass on knowledge

Namibian desert elephants pass on survival skills, not mutations, and they should be protected so they can continue to do this.

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Otago University researchers sight rare whales off NZ

For the first time in NZ waters an extremely rare grouping of Shepherd’s Beaked Whales has been spotted from a University of Otago research vessel.

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Lionfish invading the Mediterranean Sea

Rising sea temperatures are encouraging alien lionfish to invade and colonise new territories with potentially serious ecological and socioeconomic impacts.

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