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Jellyfish or a robot? 

With bionic arms and super energy, these creatures may seem to have emerged from a sci-fi novel. But wait, these are real, and developed by our very own earthen scientists.  A cyborg California scientists looking for new ways to explore the world’s oceans have created a cyborg jellyfish — half animal, half robot — that […]

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This shark can walk. Are you scared yet? 

Researchers have discovered a new species of walking sharks that live in northern Australia and in the shallower parts of New Guinea. A type of shark that has the ability to walk on land may sound scary, but researchers note that walking shark species are quite small and usually eat small fish and invertebrates. The […]

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Unicorn puppy says hello! 

Pups are adorable. We all like to play with them, and they are so good to cuddle. But there’s one pup who’s getting some extra attention, and the reason is his extra tail.  Yes, Narwhal has an extra tail, and it’s right in the middle of his head! The caregivers are calling him unicorn pup, […]

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A whale of time from space! 

We all know that climate change is real, and we all have to work towards it. And one of the ways to help save the environment is to save the animals.  An aquarium and an engineering firm in Massachusetts are working on a project to better protect whales. And they would do this by monitoring […]

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Koalas are in danger, and people are coming to help them 

One of the most iconic animals of Australia is koala bear, and the raging bushfire has affected their population. Many videos surfaced where the animals were yelping for help. A large number of koalas have died in the fires.  But there are Samaritans ready to help and save. People from all over the world have […]

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Villagers knit jumbo jackets for elephants 

Winters are here. North India is already wrapped in heavy fog and dipping temperatures. Are you all wrapped up in thermals and knitwears? But what about the animals?  Well, there are good Samaritans who do their bit for the animals too. Animal lovers in Mathura are knitting sweaters for elephants at the Wildlife SOS Elephant […]

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Phone a frog!

We all know that climate change and loss of habitat are a threat to the existence of frogs.  But now scientists have developed a novel way to keep tabs on them in the wild — a “Frogphone.” The FrogPhone is the world’s first solar-powered remote survey device, relaying real-time data about the study site and […]

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Finding food: How Nemo fish knows its friends

We all know the story of Nemo… how he got lost and how he was reunited with his dad. But if a latest theory is to be believed, it was not so difficult for his dad to find him. The fish made famous in the Hollywood movie ‘Finding Nemo’ can see ultraviolet (UV) light and […]

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Watch: Tiger comes too close during safari

An Indian Forest Officer shared a video of a tiger coming uncomfortably too close to a gypsy during a jungle safari.  IFS officer Susanta Nanda while sharing the video explained that it is important to be sensitive “to the space required for this majestic animal” and avoid intruding in its area. The driver of the […]

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How ice age animals got extinct

Archaeologists have found new evidence that an extraterrestrial body crashed to Earth almost 13,000 years ago that caused the extinction of many large animals. This crash also led to human population decline. The Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis proposes that an asteroid or comet hit the Earth about 12,800 years ago, causing a period of extreme […]

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