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Botany student proves 'New England Banksia' a distinct species

The New England Banksia is largely restricted to the eastern edge of the New England Tableland, and is common in places along Waterfall Way. Ms Stimpson's research has raised this flowering plant, until now classified as ...

Tiny chameleons discovered in Madagascar

Four new species of miniaturized lizards have been identified in Madagascar. These lizards, just tens of millimeters from head to tail and in some cases small enough to stand on the head of a match, rank among the smallest ...

Study shows species can change

A study of South American songbirds completed by the Department of Biology at Queen's University and the Argentine Museum of Natural History, has discovered these birds differ dramatically in colour and song yet show very ...

DNA reveals 7 new mice species

After living incognito for millions of years in a remote area of a forested mountain range in the Philippines, seven newfound species of mice owe their recent discovery to DNA evidence and the Florida State University biologist ...

Seabird campaign highlights value of species identification

(PhysOrg.com) -- The identification and classification of species (taxonomy) and its value as a scientific discipline has been brought into focus with the continuing fight to save an endangered seabird from extinction, says ...

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