Under the wing of science: Two methods for aging nestling Carnaby's cockatoo species
Multi-year research on two populations of the endangered endemic Carnaby's cockatoo in southwestern Australia was conducted in order for two separate methods for nestlings aging to be assessed. If accurate enough, Dr. Denis ...
To the rescue: Helping threatened Mediterranean sea turtles
Researchers Ullmann and Stachowitsch critically review the current state of sea turtle rescue centres and first-aid stations in relation to the mortality trends for two charismatic yet endangered flagship species - the Mediterranean ...
Brakes and hairs from a maiden: The Pteridaceae fern family diversity in Togo
A research team from the University of Lomé in Togo provide the first local scientific information on Togolese fern flora. They explored the largest family of the lower vascular plants in the country, Pteridaceae, and identified ...
Europe, Siberia and in between: Caucasian populations of non-biting midges
A research in the North Caucasus, conducted by a group of Russian scientists over three years, has revealed an intermediate distribution of Caucasian populations of non-biting midges between Europe and Siberia. Their observations ...
Dark and marked: Strikingly colored new fleshbelly frog from the Andean cloud forest
Carrying itself around with a dark brown mask on its face and a broad shapeless white mark on its chest and belly, a frog had been jumping across the Peruvian cloud forests of the Andes unrecognised by the scientific world. ...
The bold and the shy one: Could woodlice have personalities?
Unlike larger animals and even other invertebrates, the theory for the presence of personality traits in terrestrial isopods had not been studied before the research conducted by Dr. Ivan Tuf's team.
Unknown midge mystery solved
Revisiting original types and DNA analysis exposed hidden diversity in minute non-biting midges. Two species new to science were discovered and one misapprehended species was removed by following the traces back to the source ...
Burrowers playing leapfrog? A new extraordinary diamond frog from Madagascar
Meet the long-legged diamond frog, Rhombophryne longicrus, the newest species to increase the count of Madagascan amphibians once again. Like the rest of the diamond frogs, it is small and brown, but it is also very different.
I think I found a new species, now how do I illustrate it?
When aiming to express a concept or convey a message, the use of visual material is certainly a clearer and more understandable method compared to a text-only description.
When cars and wildlife collide: Virtual reality could prevent real-life road accidents
Roadside Animal Detection Systems (RADS), which use sensors to detect large animals on the road and to alert drivers by activating flashing lights on warning signs, could be the answer for preventing numerous wildlife casualties.